Daring color-blocked interiors by Appareil Architecture

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This is why we’d like to share the daring color-blocked interiors of Pastel Rita Café by Appareil Architecture.  1// In a nutshell: Pastel Rita is a new café in the creative Mile-End neighborhood in Montreal, designed by Appareil Architecture, that combines the hospitality space with a boutique-shop and an artist workshop in a daring color-blocked design. However, Gabriel Malenfant and Veronique Orban de …

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3 Jotun Colors of the Year 2019: Calm, Refined and Raw

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It's the time of the year; the painting companies launch their color proposals for 2019. The 3 Jotun Colors of the Year 2019 are always long-awaited (see the very popular and still on-point 2018 Color Trends here) with a subtle yet enduring palette, tailor-made towards Northern style yet very global. The Jotun 2019 Colors have been chosen to create a new color …

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Color Inspiration No.22: Cocoa, Toffee, Bubble Gum, Celadon, and Corn

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It was only natural to get together Color Inspiration No.22 seeing all the brown and ochre shades popping up. Pink in any hue has become an omnipresent shade, and whether we intended to include it or not, had somehow to find its place too. We published earlier a brown/red combo which actually works very well too. Jotun | Woodpecker | Inès Longevial …

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Color Inspiration No.21: Wine, Amaranth, Toffee, Mauve, Coffee

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Today's inspiration board features Wine, Amaranth, Toffee, Mauve, and Coffee. Color Inspiration No.21 includes some of the warm color nuances that are coming in 2018. Toffee and Coffee are back after a few years of absence in all creative disciplines. WGSN | Workshop Brothers | No.197 Chiswick Forestation | Vicenzo de Cotiis Brown is the less popular shade according to a study in color psychology. This result is surprising in …

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Color Inspiration No. 20: Stone Blue, Egg Yolk, Crepe, Clay, Apricot

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This mood board and  Color Inspiration No. 20 is inspired by several proposals spotted at the Salone del Mobile this year that are still resonating with me. I believe color combinations have been evolved much in the past years leading to surprising and fascinations results. A timeless cosmetic color palette (it's not a trend anymore but very integrated in all design disciplines) is enriched …

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Color Inspiration No.18: Ocean, Lime, Mocha, Candy and Carrot

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Color Inspiration No.18 includes this time the shades of Ocean, Lime, Mocha, Candy and Carrot. This is one of my favorite color combos I have been creating to date. Not that I am a particular fan of all individual colors, but I love how they work all together. I believe this to be a modern and fresh combination, rather unusual in fact. Sølve Sundsbø | Wyne Veen | Matthias …

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