Color is deployed to grand effect in the space. The achieve the cerulean hue, the architects specified commercial acrylic paint and developed a hand-rubbing technique to control the opacity. "We're interested in common materials and creating space which is familiar and develops character and life with age," David says. "We look forward to the blue wash and soaped surfaces wearing in and the painted floor being reapplied and thickened."  Photo 21 of 21 in The Pantone Choice: Top 10 Colors for Spring 2017 from Blue Never Looked Better Than In This Modern Vancouver Restaurant