Happy Halloween! As many people who celebrate Halloween probably realized when they were young, black and orange are Halloween’s colors (just like Christmas gets red and green).
And while, in theory, you can’t really celebrate Halloween everyday…if you’re drawn to these two hues there are subtle ways to infuse them in your spaces year-round. Check out some suggestions below!
- Lampadina Table Lamp by Flos
- Eames Molded Plywood Lounge Chair w/ Black Metal Legs (Ebony Finish) by Herman Miller
- Sayl Chair (Black Suspension Back, Rhythm ‘Pumpkin’ Seat) by Herman Miller
- Armadillo Pendant in Orange by LZF
- Monja Decanter and Tumbler in Black
Green is an awesome color! It’s one of my personal favorites and I love to see it when the Vastu designers use it in their projects. For anybody else who loves the color, then St. Patrick’s Day is pretty much a day to color-overdose on it. Here are some great products you can use to keep the luck of the Irish in your home year-round!
- Eames Molded Plastic Armchair with Dowel Base in Lime Green
- Agatha Pendant Light in Verde
- Case Study Chair in Resort ‘Celery’
- Child’s Suzanne Lounge Collection in Ultrasuede ‘Kiwi’
- X3 Chair in Lime
- Georgie Boy Rug in Color GG21
- Patina Bench in Sensuede ‘Pear’
File this under your “Funny But Possibly True”. I came across this picture on Facebook and couldn’t help but think of the hundreds of fabrics we offer for custom pieces and the thousands of colors they all come in!
When you have various shades of a standard color you can’t just call them all the same thing (or maybe Blue #1, Blue #2, etc.). Pantone has made an entire business of standardizing colors, classifying and naming them. Like this year’s Color of the Year: Tangerine Tango.
Take, for examples, Ultrasuede from Knoll Textiles. There are about four different “blues” but they each have very different names.
When it comes to color, the name hardly matters when it comes to choosing one. What should matter is how that color will play off the others in your scheme or space. Will it be an accent color that you’ll use sparingly or will it play a large role such as a wall paint color or the on the fabric for a large piece of furniture like a sofa or sectional? While color names can be fun, sometimes a blue couch is just a blue couch (though saying your sofa was done in ‘Midnight’ Ultrasuede does sound pretty cool).