category archives: design

color authority pantone, named tangerine tango, an energetic shade of red orange, the color of the year for 2012.  pantone, a division of x-rite, provides professional color standards for the design industries. tangerines photo by the guardian tangerine tango | pantone color 17-1463 TCX photo by pantone you could consider tangerine either a classic, or a […]

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 “don’t use the ‘a’ word”, an article by susan moore in the october 1, 2011 financial times (ft) questions whether or not antiques seem relevant or irrelevant to newer or younger collectors or consumers. some (antiques) dealers are now showcasing their ‘masterpieces’ in minimalist exhibitions that feel contemporary, even though they only display traditional objects. […]

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everyone seems to be asking.  does the color make the room?  or, does the room make the color? click here and here to read more. at the 2011 san francisco decorator showcase, it seems that there are ‘two sides to every story’.  to reflect how color affects the atmosphere of a room san francisco interior decorators […]

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does the color make the room?  or, does the room make the color?  ‘colour prejudice’, an article by sir david tang in the 2-3 april 2011 FINANCIAL TIMES, makes you think about which comes first. click here to read the article. tang thinks that color is abstract, therefore, color is only substantiated by objects.  so, if […]

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 color authority, pantone, named honeysuckle pink the color of the year for 2011.  pantone provides professional color standards for the design industries. honeysuckle pink | pantone 18-2120 TCX photos credit pantone.com according to tom mirabile, head of global trends and design at lifetime brands inc., a kitchen products company, honeysuckle pink is: ‘…a very ‘mad men’ […]

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