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  1. Lotusan Paint
    Design 101

    Lotusan Paint

    Product design that takes cues from nature, known as biomimicry, has produced a num-
ber of ingenious and popular products we use every day.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    01.31.09

  2. The Color of Palo Alto
    Profiles

    The Color of Palo Alto

    Sam Yates will paint the town Palo Alto, once he figures out what color that is.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Jamie Kripke
    04.27.09

  3. Colour Makes People Happy
    Shops

    Colour Makes People Happy

    Located on a quiet suburban street in South London, the shop Colour Makes People Happy is painted in a surprisingly subtle shade of sage green. Rainbow colored signage adorns the windows and a...

    written by: Ali Morris
    04.11.12

  4. 8 Hygge-rific Homes in Denmark
    House Tours

    8 Hygge-rific Homes in Denmark

    As fall turns into winter, there's no better time to start thinking about your home's sense of hygge—that is, the spare but very cozy minimalism epitomized by Danish houses.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.07.13

  5. Corbusier-Approved Paint Deck
    Product

    Corbusier-Approved Paint Deck

    I was excited to learn, from this recent New York Times story, that the Swiss company KT Color manufactures a line of paints created by Le Corbusier.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.28.10

  6. Playful Designs for a Creative Home
    A Great Idea

    Playful Designs for a Creative Home

    Finding a balance between functionality and playfulness can be a challenge, but these innovative ideas can help create a home that is inspiring for children and adults alike.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.07.14

  7. 5 Chalkboard Walls in Kitchens and Kids' Rooms
    A Great Idea

    5 Chalkboard Walls in Kitchens and Kids' Rooms

    A coat of chalkboard paint on the wall adds a fun and useful accent to any room in the house, from a spot to scribble in kids' rooms to a keeper of to-do lists in the kitchen.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.09.13

  8. 6 Low-VOC Pink Paint Colors
    We Recommend

    6 Low-VOC Pink Paint Colors

    Cover bare walls with any of these six rose-colored options from Sherwin-Williams, Devine Colors, and Glidden.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.21.13

  9. Painting Your Walls? This App Will Help
    Product Reviews

    Painting Your Walls? This App Will Help

    The camera in a tablet or phone is powerful enough to render high-resolution images of interior space, and this app uses that capability to pick wall colors. Starting with a photo of the room,...

    written by: Alexander George
    07.29.14

  10. How to Design with Gray
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    How to Design with Gray

    Modernists love to play with color, and the absence of it. Gray, the color of steel and concrete, has participated quietly in countless facades. But inside these homes, the cool hue moves into the...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.09.14

  11. Bold Color, Small Space

    Bold Color, Small Space

    From private residences to commercial spaces, there are myriad ways to harness the power of the palette.  In this video series, Dwell delves into creative ways in which color can play an...

    09.22.09

  12. The Full Spectrum

    The Full Spectrum

    Dwell senior editor Aaron Britt delves into color through the decades in "The Full Spectrum" - offering up a whimsical introduction to the power of color and a practical guide to original...

    08.02.10

  13. Champions of Color: Anchoring A Room

    Champions of Color: Anchoring A Room

    In the first of our four-part video series with Benjamin Moore, founding designer of Mr. Call Designs, Jon Call, illustrates the best methods of using color to anchor a room.

    09.12.13

  14. Champions of Color: Enlivening an Unremarkable Space

    Champions of Color: Enlivening an Unremarkable Space

    In the third of our four-part video series with Benjamin Moore, Peter Stamberg of the architectural firm Stamberg Aferiat + Associates describes how they drew color inspiration from local...

    09.25.13

  15. Dwell Color Palette: Palette Three

    Dwell Color Palette: Palette Three

    Using Le Corbusier's 1931 classic, Polychromie Architecturale, as her inspiration, Dwell founder Lara Deam presents her third custom-created color palette using hues from Ralph Lauren Paint.

    10.14.09

  16. Dwell Color Palette: Palette Two

    Dwell Color Palette: Palette Two

    Rich brown meets a delicate trio of neutrals in this grouping created by Dwell founder Lara Hedberg Deam. The result is a quietly sophisticated range of hues suited for any modern interior.

    07.08.09

  17. Dwell Color Palette: Palette One

    Dwell Color Palette: Palette One

    Learn about the inspiration behind Lara's bold choices for the first Dwell palette featuring Ralph Lauren Paint. Explore the World of Ralph Lauren Paint

    04.05.09

  18. Dwell Color Palette: Palette Four

    Dwell Color Palette: Palette Four

    For the last of four custom color palettes inspired by Corbusier's 1930s book, Polychromie Architecturale, Dwell founder Lara Deam selected Ralph Lauren's Bicycle Yellow as a vibrant counterpoin...

    01.05.10

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