Have you heard? Sherwin-Williams has introduced their color forecast in what they are dubbing ColorMix 2011. The 39 colors selected by Sherwin-Williams color experts for Colormix 2011 are grouped into four palettes: Purely Refined, Bold Invention, Restless Nomad and Gentle Medley. Jackie Jordan, director of color marketing for Sherwin-Williams, says â€œStatus is no longer about consumption, […]
Yellow and blue are a classic color combination. In the 1990’s, the combo was a butter yellow and a darker blue (like that in Wedgwood china). Those shades together are still lovely, but how about an updated version? A fresh take on yellow and blue looks more like this: a bold citrus yellow paired with a watery or […]
No question that gray is the new brown. Do you love pastels, but don’t want them to look childish? Choose a grayed version and it’s all sophistication. Grayed pastels are rooted in Scandinavian design, which I personally love. The gray below is about as true gray as you can get, but you can use gray […]
I must admit that when I think of high-gloss black, I think cheesy bachelor pad. In the 1980’s. Today, the hottest way to play with black is to use remove the gloss – matte black is in. You might just want to go with an accent wall, like here.
Not all whites are alike. Be careful about the undertones of whites. I prefer warm whites/off-whites with gray and yellow undertones. Pink and blue undertones can be a little cold and soulless. Use multiple tones of white and off-white. This gives more interest and depth, and you wonâ€™t go crazy trying to match that one […]