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"The paint industry has been ripe for disruption for a while"

Architectural Digest

"Say goodbye to the hardware store, because now you choose the paint online and have it shipped to your home."

The New York Times
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Backdrop and Xavier Donnelly Make a Toast—and an Ice Luge

The 5 best paint brands of 2024, according to experts

Antiquity-Inspired Paintings, Imagined As Frescoes for Your Walls

Backdrop debuted a fantastical collaboration with Xavier Donnelly

The Newest Wave of Wallpaper Launches Is Giving European Villa Vibes

Where to Buy Wallpaper: 21 Best Stores With Unique Designs

AD PRO Senior Editor Lila Allen’s Picks

Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

The 50 Best Exterior House Colors for Serious Curb Appeal

Far from gloomy, darker paints create a cozy, more welcoming room

5 best cream paints

2023 Design Awards

The 100 Best Products of 2023

Backdrop Just Released This Award-Winning Wallpaper in a Removable Version

Save This Shop’s Gridded Walls for the Next Time You Want to Paint a Small Space

An Architect’s Minimalist Home Gets a Splash of Color

Home and car design meet with Backdrop x Porsche.

To celebrate Porsche’s big 75th, Backdrop is launching a cool new collaboration

Backdrop is the GOAT of sophisticated, non-boring paint colors

Summer Backdrop: Wall Coverings from Hand-Painted (and -Drawn and -Stitched) Designs

Porsche and Backdrop Release Limited-Edition Paint Collab

The limited-edition partnership takes Porsche’s iconic paint jobs to your home, paying tribute to 75 years of iconic vehicle design.

The Stuttgart firm has partnered with Backdrop on a collection of paints for the home.

You Can Now Paint Your House to Match Your Porsche

Backdrop and Porsche join forces for limited-edition 4-color paint collaboration celebrating 75 years of the iconic sports car.

Professionals explain which type of paint is best for kitchens

Luckily, Clever-approved paint brand Backdrop recently released new wall coverings to help your space look ready for AD “Open Door.”

The Best Places to Shop for Paint Online

The Best Wedding Gifts For All Kinds of Cool Newlyweds

Backdrop has established itself as a leader in the paint industry with no plans of slowing down.

These 15 Rooms Use a Red Color Palette in All the Right Ways

Choosing Wallpaper Is a Big Deal—But Backdrop's New Design Makes It Easy

Interview with Natalie Ebel of Backdrop

Backdrop's Wallpaper Collection Is Just as Swoon-Worthy as Its Paint

This Crocodile Rug Was The Final Piece to Natalie Ebel’s Kitchen

Why Isn’t Beige Ever the Color of the Year?

11 Best-Selling Paint Colors of 2022

These Are the Best Home Products of 2022

Color us intrigued: Paint companies parade their picks for 2023

Step Inside a Bel Air Home With a Fresh New Look—Thanks to Texas-Sourced Antiques

The Solo List: 20 rising founders

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like a Pro in 9 Simple Steps

Backdrop + Coming Soon Reveal Bold Color of the Year

Backdrop Reveals Their Color of the Year, But It’s Not What You Think

Backdrop and Coming Soon Teamed Up for a Bold Color of the Year

Backdrop and Coming Soon release an industry-skewering take on trendy paint.

Move over, Farrow & Ball—Caleb Ebel and his wife, Natalie, are making paint that’s the rage of L.A.’s smart set

Has the Color of the Year Debate Been Solved Once and for All??

The 15 Best Paint Brands to Give Your Walls a Refresh

Inside Backdrop Paint's Los Angeles office, you'll find rainbow walls, wallpaper swatches, and branded coveralls. Take the tour here.

Backdrop Just Released a Collaboration With Barbie and It’s An Excuse To Paint Your Own Dreamhouse

A Barbie Dreamhouse Could Soon Be Yours With This Backdrop Paint Collab

Backdrop Launches a Nostalgic Trio of Barbie-Inspired Paint Colors

Backdrop’s New Barbie Paint Collection just launched, so prepare to make your dream (doll)house a reality.

Backdrop and Barbie Have Teamed up for the Ultimate Barbiecore Collection

You’re gonna freak out when I tell you, but the name of the Backdrop paint I used on the cabinets is Pretty Ugly.

Backdrop Just Launched Art-Worthy Wallpaper That’ll Instantly Elevate Your Space

What it takes for home brands to stake a viral claim on TikTok

We Can’t Stop Talking About Buzzy Paint Brand Backdrop’s… Wallpaper?

Backdrop’s New Wallcoverings Are Made for the Modern Maximalist

A Fresh Outdoor Space Starts With a Lick of This White Paint

The debut wallpaper line from sustainable paint maker Backdrop captures the breakout brand’s energy in artful patterns

Best Paint Brands

A Paint Pro Shares Her Favorites for Keeping a Colorful, Happy Home

Natalie Ebel Founded Backdrop To Solve Her Own Paint Problem

Mother Essentials: Natalie Ebel, Co-Founder Of Backdrop

Backdrop Just Launched 5 Wallpaper Patterns That Color-Coordinate With Its Popular Paints

Backdrop Wants to Reinvent Paint from Scratch

This Popular Startup Paint Company Is Now Offering Wallpaper

Backdrop, The Entrepreneurs 542 - Radio

Why Paint Brand Backdrop Partners with Apparel Retailers like Madewell

Backdrop and the Art of the Curveball Collab

The "Studio Hours" Collaboration by Madewell and Backdrop Is Everything Your Inner Artist Needs

Backdrop Teams With Madewell for a Studio-Inspired Capsule

Backdrop and Madewell Just Created the Perfect Neutral Paint

Madewell’s New Capsule Collection Reinvents The OOTD — With House Paint

Madewell Teams Up With Backdrop for ‘Studio Hours’ Collaboration

For the First Time Ever, Madewell Is Carrying This DIY Design Staple

Madewell Teams Up With Backdrop for ‘Studio Hours’ Collaboration

Backdrop and Madewell Just Created an Exclusive New Paint Color, and It’s the Most Perfect Neutral Hue

Madewell Just Launched a Monochromatic Collab Inspired by Artist Workwear

Here’s What Happened When I Tried Backdrop’s New Wood Paint on My Dining Table Set

Pantone’s 2022 Color of the Year Has a Lot of Competition

"Why preemptively time-stamp your home and make it look like everyone else’s when you could make it look like you?"

House Paint: Instagram’s New Hottest Accessory

Japandi-Style Paint Colors for a Calming Home

How the Pandemic Changed Our Relationship With Paint

The Chicest Paint Color Ideas For a Bathroom Makeover

Backdrop x Dunkin': "Get your hands on some of this brightly colored magic"

You Can Finally Paint Your House to Look Like a Dunkin'

Now consumers can paint on Dunkin’, too.

25 of the Best Kitchen Wall Colors to Check Out

How to make that DIY paint job look more professional

6 Foolproof Yellow Paint Colors the Pros Swear By

5 Renovations You Can Make to Your Kitchen When You Only Have $100

6 Home Updates You Can Easily Do Without TaskRabbit (No, Really)

Take ‘Disco Nap’ for a spin. This lively hue is one of 2021’s colors of the year.

Your Favorite Millennial Paint Brand Released a Retro New Color

Backdrop is taking the pain out of painting

Top Paint Brands Reveal the 6 Exterior Colors Flying Off the Shelves.

These palettes inspired by Accidentally Wes Anderson are the quickest way to escape at home

2021 Paint Trends To Try Now For A Freshened Up Interior.

My House: The Founders of Backdrop Paint Accentuate the Charms of Their Spanish-Style Home

The Paint Trend That Could Shake Up Fall Decor

Can You Paint Bathroom Tile? The short answer is yes—but you’ll need a few essentials.

Paint away the blues without stress of the hardware store

8 Designer-Endorsed House Colors to Up Your Curb Appeal

Please Slather My Home in These Wild Colors

This New Paint Collab Is the Trendy... Pop of Color You've Been Looking For

This Limited-Edition Paint Collab Is Perfect for Summer

This Zesty, New Collection From Backdrop Presents the “It” Colors of Summer

The Backdrop founders’ patio is like a living room.

6 Gray Paint Colors You'll Never Regret, According to Paint Pros

5 Industrial Color Palettes That Go Beyond Gray Concrete

Get A Fresh Coat of Paint This Summer With Backdrop

How to Make Your Home Brighter (Without Spending a Fortune)

The paint industry has been ripe for disruption for a while

Backdrop Fuels My Urge to Stress-Paint Everything in My Apartment

This New Paint Company is Cutting out all the Annoying Parts of Painting We've Come to Accept as Normal

Did you Hear? A New Paint Start-Up Company

Paint companies are bringing inspiration (and swatches) from your Instagram feed to your door

You can never go wrong with a pure bright white.

Paint is so much more than just a renovation tool. It’s a feeling, it’s a form of expression, and it’s, well, your everyday backdrop.

Changing the game with curated colors, innovative swatches and a re-designed can

Paint companies have a new idea for overwhelmed consumers: Fewer options

Paint startup ‘Backdrop’ shakes up traditional paint industry

With a curated selection of colors, a disruptive business plan and stylish branding, the Ebels aim to give the Benjamin Moores of the world a run for their money

Natalie Ebel — which is behind Harajuku Morning and Modern Love — says that choosing the right names for paint colors is essential

Think Everlane for paint

Palo Santo by Backdrop is the perfect golden beige paint color

Stress-Busting House Supplies Make Painting so much Easier

Paint Your Wall with Palo Santo

This paint company has your wellness in mind—here’s why that’s important

Home Gift Ideas for the Design-Obsessed People on Your List

Sustainable Home Decor Ideas Will Make Your Space More Eco-Friendly

These Are the Best-Selling Paint Colors, According to Top Paint Companies

Urban Outfitters Is Now Selling Paint, and Doing a Quick Paint Update Just Got a Lot Easier

Backdrop wants to shake up the paint game

Urban Outfitters is getting into the paint game with Backdrop

How Do Paint Colors Get Their Names, Anyway?

Backdrop's concept is simple: order samples, choose the winning colors, get supplies, and paint away

With Backdrop, you'll ditch the stress of choosing a color and might even make the painting experience – dare I say it? – actually fun

Here's How Color of the Year Mania Came to Be

Curated colors: This couple is disrupting the paint industry with Backdrop

Paint Study Finds more Consumers Apt to Buy Online

This New Paint Company is Cutting out all the Annoying Parts of Painting

That future, it seems, may be one where the color wheel is smaller, but—for designers and consumers alike— somehow brighter

40 Must-Have Home Accessories to Get Cozy for Fall

15 Colorful Must-Haves for the Memphis Design Lover

Backdrop Is Going to Change the Way You Paint

A Good Coat of White Paint Transformed This Silver Lake Home Inside and Out

Husband-and-wife team Natalie and Caleb Ebel have launched Backdrop, which puts a new spin on the consumer paint business

Backdrop makes it easy to give your abode a new look

The “What Color Should We Paint the Nursery?” Dilemma Ends Here

2019’s colors of the year are bright. How to use them in your decor

Founded by Natalie and Caleb Ebel, the collection has 51 paint colors with names that are as hip and cool as the company’s signature paint cans

Urban Outfitters adds new paint options to its home section

Founder Profile: Natalie Ebel, Founder of Backdrop

7 Design Insiders Predict the Biggest Fall Color Trends

Successful People Reveal Their Secrets to Staying Productive

Urban Outfitters Has Convinced Us to DIY a Headboard With Its New Paint

Say Goodbye to the Way You Shop For Paint—the Warby Parkers of the Paint World Have Arrived

This new brand makes the whole process more modern, fun and a helluva lot easier

10 of the Most Influential Launches of 2018

This is the Biggest Mistake People Make when Choosing a Paint Color

This Couple Built a Company That Stops Painting From Being a Pain in the Can

What You Need to Know About Indoor Air Pollution

10 Best Colors That Go with Gray, According to Experts

3 startups founded by entrepreneurs who used to work for Warby Parker

This home paint startup is a millennial haven — it offers a smaller selection of highly curated colors and bundles supplies for easy shopping

Backdrop simplifies painting with easy-pour can and stick-on samples

Naming paint colors, and why ‘light blue’ doesn’t cut it anymore

Backdrop-A Brand Transforming the Paint Industry from the Ground Up

Don't Panic! Interview: Founders of Backdrop

These paint palettes inspired by Accidentally Wes Anderson are the quickest way to escape at home.

The 7 Paint Colors You Should Consider for Fall, According to the Experts

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