Color 101: Created from Color
There are endless choices to be made in the world of color, as anyone who has tried to paint a room plain white knows. Even more variation is introduced when materials, use, and application are all considered, as illustrated by the work shown here by five designers who were asked to show how they’re currently using color.
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- Dwell explores the variegated use of color in our world, from industry to emotion.
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- Spin art isn’t something people normally engage in on a trade show floor—perhaps the state of the housing and building market is just too depressing to play with paint at present.
- Most designers, be they graphic or interior, consult their Pantone fan guide when considering hues.
- Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors. Fred Bernstein, a resolute lover of neutrals, attempts to expand his horizon of hues.
- If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you a headache, the fumes probably will—unless you pick from the growing array formulated to be easy on the body, the planet, and not least the eyes.
- The new La Plage Casadelmar hotel in Corsica is inspired by the colors and textures of its waterfront setting.
- The fact that your car is tinted a subtle silver or that your running shoes have vibrant orange stripes flaring up their sides is hardly a design afterthought.