Color Inspiration No.24: Terre Verte, Rose, Salmon, Coffee, 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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Teal – The Must-Watch Color for 2019

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The darker hue Teal and must-watch color for 2019 comes back around every ten years and is often combined with brown shades, since these two are split complementary on the color wheel and harmonise thanks to the balance of warm and cool color temperature. The name comes from that of the duck—the common teal (Anas crecca)—which presents a similarly colored stripe …

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NCS Color Trends 2018 – Win a printed guide!

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I am happy to announce I've teamed up with NCS Colour again to offer you a printed fan-deck after the huge success we saw last year. We have stocked the 35 units up to 50 fan-decks this time. The first 50 readers to subscribe, will receive a printed trend guide a their homes. The handy size makes it easy to work with, …

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The Pantone Color of the year 2017 is out! It’s GREENERY.

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My dear friend and contributor Anastasia asked me yesterday was my guess for the Pantone color of the year was and I said it might be kale. My second option was a yellow tone. Funny to see that Greenery is just in between. According to the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute     Further on, the brand describes the new color as a fresh and zesty yellow-green …

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Color Inspiration No. 11: Pearl Grey, Powder, Matte Black, Mauve & Pumpkin

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Color Inspiration No. 11 is a seasonless color palette but which I actually love to see in Winter. Today's palette shows Pearl Grey, Powder, Matte Black, Mauve and Pumpkin. Boris Ovini | Pascale Albrand |  Kate Kiley | Megumi Mezuno We believe this palette is ready to go for any creative discipline from beauty, fashion, textiles to graphic design, food and flower styling and interior …

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It’s trending: 9 Examples of beautiful Tone-On-Tone Palettes

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This is one of the most actual color trends to me in Interior Design. Tone-on-tone palettes simply features one main hue and then other graded tones within that scheme are added to match the color composition. You can work with different paint on your walls and complement with furniture, textiles and accessories. The trick is to stay just within one hue and …

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