Best of Boston

1996 Best Paint Store

Johnson Paint Company

The place to go when you must match the color of that faded clapboard, or need a specialty shade for your Victorian trim. A full selection of the better lines such as Benjamin Moore, Martin Seymour, and Ralph Lauren, as well as Martha Stewart’s favorite brand, Schoeder Paint, an expensive—but worth it—import from Holland.

355 Newbury Street, Boston, 617-536-4244,