Color Inspiration No.29: Lavender, Toffee, Coriander, Saffron, Orchil (Ebook)

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As part of the September Issue and our biggest Wednesday Journal edition to date, we are releasing the latest Color Inspiration No.29 featuring Lavender, Toffee, Coriander, Saffron, and Orchil. The color story comes again as a downloadable ebook with hex codes to work with the color palette whenever you need to go back.   Lilac hues have been around for some seasons. We also …

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How Does Floral Design Match With A Socks Still Life Story?

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Sometimes we make a little exception over here at Eclectic Trends and publish non-related topics to interior design only. However, today's floral and socks still life story could be understood as belonging to a wider concept of lifestyle, and so we are back to our field:) We stumbled upon this project a while ago and thought that a tad more color …

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Color Inspiration No.28: Classic Blue, Pumpkin, Corn, Peach, and Plum (Ebook)

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Color Inspiration N°28  has a focus on Classic Blue, Pumpkin, Corn, Pink Peach, and Brown Plum. The color Blue has been all over the news after Pantone nominated it the color of 2020. It has indeed become an inspiration for many to apply in the month to follow. Swedish paint company Jotun has previously included this hue as one of the colors for …

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Color Inspiration No.27: Iris, Coffee, Satin, Biscotti, and Ginger (Ebook)

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Color Inspiration No.27 has all the right hues for the cold winter days: Iris, Coffee, Satin, Biscotti, and Ginger. Color Inspiration No.27 has a calming mix, echoes the first lazy days of this season, during which the only thing we need is a comfy and warm sweater and a hot cup of tea or coffee in our hands. The light Iris reminds …

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Tintology- Color Therapy Pharmaceuticals

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Designer Alice Dobbie thought about a fictional color pharmacy when creating Tintology where colors are prescribed to help counteract various common emotional health issues and concerns, fight depression or unpleasant state of mind. Don't we all know by now that color has a profound impact on our emotions? The idea is based on the findings of Faber Birren (1900-1988) that provided evidence of certain …

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Color Inspiration No.24: Terre Verte, Rose, Salmon, Coffee, and Latte

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To create this Color Inspiration No.24 and former ones, I take a particular shade and study its origin, anecdote and sometimes mysteries. Reading the story about Terre Verte and the main character of today's color collage below makes me even want to dive deeper into color history. Images: Ph: Olesya Asanova | Ph: Andrew Romano | Kitchens Brasil | Josef Hoffmann A pigment when …

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