Color Science

Pretty Pastels

Nope, it’s not the ’80s: pastels are back in fashion and decor in a big way in 2014!     Pastels in 2014 look best with lots of crisp whites…     Or paired with more funky graphic prints to…

Color Showcase: Gray

Mark my words, gray is here to stay! Even as each new, trendy color is announced or introduced to the world, gray has become the new black – a staple in home décor, entertaining fashion and accessories. When it comes…

Using Paint to Make Walls Pop

Paint is one of the least expensive and easiest ways to add color or impact to a room. You can obviously paint an entire room a dramatic color: …but you don’t have to paint the whole room to use paint…

Teal: Make It An Accent

I’ve long had a love affair with saturated color.  And in fact, for years the walls of my home were painted in bold colors that I love… eggplant in my home office, deep sage green in my dining room, pepper…

Go Bold with Reds

The holidays are approaching and when I think of the staple color of the season, I think of red. Sure, this cheerful color is great during the winter season, but it’s equally delightful to see year-round. Look for red as…

Color Showcase: Winter Whites

The chill of fall and winter is setting in and in perusing colors suitable to the season, I am drawn to what we like to call “winter white.”  But the more I looked, the more curious I became about what…

Black: Design on the “Dark Side”

From the starless skies of an urban landscape to the menacing raven in Edgar Allen Poe’s famous poem, the color black inspires vivid thoughts and emotions. And I, for one, am obsessed with it! This shade immortalized the characteristics of…

Orange: from Bright to Warm And Cozy

The time for beach vacations and warm sunny weather has come and gone. Comfy sweaters have hit the racks and a bowl of hot, steamy soup is starting to look more and more appetizing. Fall is here and orange hues…