Our friend, Madeline Stuart, used DKC-55 to redo this classic home originally built by Cedric Gibbons & Dolores del Rio.
When faced with 150 shades of white at the paint store, finding the perfect hue seems like an impossible task. Donald Kaufman, color guru to top designers and architects, has been helping clients navigate this sea of white for over 30 years.
Conversations in Context invited leaders from creative fields to reflect on the site’s past, present, and future, and to contribute their perspectives on the Glass House and its significance to contemporary debates.
Johnson described Donald as “the rare painter who understands architecture.”
It’s an axiom that a successful collaboration needs a designer and an equally committed client.
The success of this color was dependent on the owner’s understanding of the region’s particular light, as on our work balancing the important red and yellow components of the blue.
Lecture at New York School of Interior Design
Wednesday, February 10, 6pm
A discussion with master colorist Donald Kaufman, who creates custom paint colors for clients from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to art collectors’ homes, to the offices of high-tech firms. He will be joined by interior designer Carey Maloney, M (Group), to discuss past collaborations and the impact of architectural color. There will be a book signing to follow, featuring the speakers’ books–Color Palettes: Atmospheric Interiors Using the Donald Kaufman Color Collection and Stuff by Carey Maloney.
NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC
Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors, ASID members, and non-NYSID students. NYSID students, faculty, and staff are free.