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So, Will You Do Inky Blue?

Jackie Jordon, Director of Color Marketing for Sherwin Williams,  is forecasting the latest “it” color of the year:  SW’s Indigo Batik (SW 7602). source   Jordon believes our country is “a blue jean nation” and this color represents that sense of relaxed traditionalism in America.  In  addition, prints and fabrics in ethnic batik and ikat prints are […]

Heather’s Color Forecast

Heather Spriggs Thompson has a lovely blog that I follow called Gathering Spriggs.  Last week, she added her two cents to the Sherwin-Williams ColorMix 2011 post I wrote.  Heather has a way of choosing and combining the most beautiful photography and colors.   Check out her take on Sherwin-Williams’ new collection here.     Photo Credit:  Heather […]

Sherwin Williams 2011 Color Forecast

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 “Status is no longer about consumption, […]

Why Men Fear Painting Wood

It’s an age-old question:  why do men fear painting wood?  I can’t tell you how many times the following has occurred:  I have a color consultation with the lady of the house.  There are some horrible 1970s-1980s pieces of wood furniture, dreaded fake paneling in the den, or  dated wood cabinets in the kitchen. After discussing […]

Matte Black is the New Black

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.