Posts Tagged ‘color’

Color Story: Blue

Color Story: Blue Diana Budds Blue: the color that helped catapult the careers of artist Yves Klein and musician Miles Davis , the most-prized and most-expensive hue in the Renaissance . We also think it makes for striking design accents, from vibrant cobalts to soothing navys

Product Spotlight » Pantone Announces 2013 Color of the Year: 17-5641 Emerald

by Olivia Martin In a 180-degree turn from 2012’s spunky Tangerine Tango, the Pantone Color Institute introduced Emerald as its color of 2013 “to promote balance and harmony.” Citing gemstones, the environment, and the association of green with regrowth, the Institute is touting it as the perfect hue for design, fashion, and beauty. Tangerine reigned supreme this past year and we expect to see a burst of green hit the design scene.

Architecture » Color Story: Orange

by Victoria Nguyen The fact that no other word in the English language rhymes with orange also extends to the color's unrivaled ability to up the ante of any home. Here, Dwell's favorite homes featuring orange hues all show that the secret to using this often-feared color is a balance of neutral tones and plenty of natural light to reflect the color's citrusy brightness.