Donald Kaufman: The Art of Custom Paint Colors

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.

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To achieve your final paint color, take the Paint Pigment to your local Benjamin Moore dealer and have them mix it with the Regal Select base indicated on the Paint Pigment label following mixing instructions below.

1. Pour Paint Pigment into 1 gallon of untinted specified Regal Select base indicated on Paint Pigment label. Paint Pigment is made with colorants compatible with the specified bases. Contact the Color Factory for additional information.

2. Add 1 or 2 oz. of water to Pigment jar, close top, shake and pour the remainder into the base.

3. Agitate gallon on shaker for 6 minutes.

4. Apply enclosed "Donald Kaufman Special Pigment Formula" sticker to blended gallon.

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