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Category: Color Tips


Design Psychology: The Color Green

The color green evokes ideas of nature, leaves, calm and more in many people. The psychology of the color green is fascinating, especially when we realized we really don’t see nearly as much green in fabric as we’d expect. Once you familiarize yourself with this color’s great benefits and how to utilize different shades for different purposes, we hope you’ll

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Using Living Coral in Your Home’s Design – 2019 Pantone Color of the Year

PANTONE, the leaders in color, release an annual Color of the Year. It’s not just popular design styles they take into consideration, but the atmosphere of society and colors that they feel really speak to socio-economic conditions, technological influences on everyday life, and in this case, the influence social media has on relationships between people. Living Coral (PANTONE16-1546), this year’s color pick,

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Your Bedroom Windows Could Be Depriving You of Quality Sleep

“I just don’t feel rested even after a full night’s sleep.”

In this hectic day and age, so many people utter those words. We know about moving the TV out of our room, avoiding blue light from electronics, and things of that type, but we wanted to talk a little bit about the light that enters your room and even the psychology of the colors you choose.

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And the Winner Is…Emerald Green

As mentioned in a prior post, the 2013 Pantone Color of the Year is Emerald Green (#17-5641). Pantone is the world’s global color matching leader. Their experts select the color based on factors including economic climate, social environment, and what they see designers using on the runways. Color trends tend to hit the fashion industry first, then the home décor

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Use Colors Like the Pros, Part III: Create Excitement with Color

Last week we talked about using color to create calm. This week, let’s take a look at creating excitement with color! This is the 3rd and final part in our series on “Using Color Like the Pros” based on tips from Fawn Chang, Director, Color Certification, PP&G, who brought the program to Exciting Windows.   To create excitement in a

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