Just the other day, I had three separate conference calls scheduled with consultants that had graduated from the ColorIQ course and were at various stages in their businesses. Wanting to discuss project designs and get my feedback before presenting them to their clients, I realized that each of them had taken the skills they learned … Continue reading The Secret Sauce to Becoming an Extraordinary Color Consultant
Have you ever looked at a beautiful room in a design magazine and immediately wanted that color? Or, your friend painted their master bedroom and you just had to have that color in your home? We've all done it, but as you can see above color can be quite deceiving. Yes, each of these … Continue reading Will the Real Revere Pewter Please Stand Up?
Looking to nature to inspire. Here the pink clouds and purple sky dominate the color palette. The charcoal, brown and gold warm it up. Remember to look at proportion because nature always gets it right! Pink Clouds Purple Sky Purple and gold Pink Chair Soft Walls Purple and gray Plum Walls
There's a lot of people searching for the magic answer to easily select color for their homes, and even more people telling them how to do it. The problem is that all this free advice is based on generic color theory which has little to do with architectural color! While some of it is correct (in … Continue reading What Makes Architectural Color So Confusing?
Nothing excites me more than unexpected color combinations. I'm inspired by this one because it's moody, elegant, and tells a story. Here, I extracted colors from the photo and played with the color combinations that could be used to design a color palette for the room. Below are some great examples of this unexpected (and … Continue reading Unexpected Color Combinations