Stories tagged: color
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Pantone creates shade of purple named for Prince symbol
The royal hue created by the Pantone Color Institute was dubbed “Love Symbol #2,” paying tribute to the graphic Prince began using as his name in 1993 in a testy …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 10 a.m.
Our favorite decor in Pantone’s Color of the Year, Greenery
Pantone selected its 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery, based on research that shows everyone just wants a big, deep breath of air. “We don’t all have access to the …
Sun., Dec. 22, 2013
Giving front door a color boost makes strong first impression
When Tracy Proctor Williamson bought her house in Larchmont, N.Y., a year ago, it was “just a kind of dark and sad-looking building.” The front door and trim were a …
Mon., Nov. 25, 2013
Allow colors to enliven your life
Recent studies show that the colors you use in your home can influence how your food tastes, sharpen your concentration, improve your sleep, and even enliven your sex life. Here’s …
Sun., July 24, 2011
Designers offer advice for being bold
Striped staircases and lavender walls? They’re not just for high-profile designers anymore. Home-decorating TV shows and glossy shelter magazines have many homeowners embracing the bold, unexpected use of color that …
Tue., July 4, 1995
So What About All Those Tan Fans?
If you find a blue M&M; in your candy package, you will not get a tour of the factory with Willy Wonka. So don’t even ask.