Off white walls are a versatile, and sophisticated, color choice for multiple architectural styles. Are you a fan? WHO IS USING OFF WHITES? From cottages, to contemporary, and even 19th century homes, off whites have been a homeowner favorite for years. While the reasons for its … [Read more...] about Off Whites
When was the last time you thought about working plum into your color scheme? If it's been a while (or never before), Benjamin Moore's Kalamata AF-630 may be just the ticket to jump-start your creative juices. One Color But Very Different Interior Design Styles Very recently, I’ve … [Read more...] about Deep Plum
Van Day Truex is regarded by many as the father of 20th century American design. So, what did he believe was the most personal element of interior design? As head of the Parsons School of Design, as well as design director for Tiffany & Co., Van Day Truex had an illustrious career. And, I … [Read more...] about Van Day Truex
I once made such a large paint color mistake that it required me to learn a new way of using my paint color chips. You can use this technique, as well! My Disastrous Paint Color Selection Years ago while working in residential construction, I discovered a secret that I've never forgotten. By … [Read more...] about Forget What Your Mother Told You
What is "color in collaboration"? And, why is it such an important factor in every color consultation? Working as a color consultant is pure creative joy, and the aspect of the job I love most is the dance of "color in collaboration" that occurs with each one of my clients. Many … [Read more...] about Color in Collaboration
Is your color memory perfect? And, how important is it if it's not? Our perception of color is affected by many things, not the least of which is the source, amount, and quality of light available. Surrounding colors, personal preferences, and lack of experience also play a part in the … [Read more...] about Perfect Color Memory. Do You Have It?