Color News

Color: Cement

Urban dwellers often think of Nature as lakes and trees in the countryside, not underfoot in cities, but the mineral ingredients found in cement are as old and “natural” as our planet.

By contrasting this ubiquitous urban material with brightly colored octane ports, we are reminded of the hues and textures we see in other natural, but otherwise unnoticed pathways.

DKC Jun 2019: CEMENT

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Color: Coleus

Coleus subtly balances orange and violet. This unlikely alliance creates its decorative poetry by leading us away from easy categorization into the realm of multiple impressions.

Our vision finds the greatest satisfactions in the infinite variations we let ourselves notice in our surroundings.


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Color: Sulphur Yellow

More than any other paint color, yellow appears to generate its own light. Ironically, our receptors are not sensitive to yellow, but create our impressions of it by blending equal parts of orange and green.

April’s Sulphur acknowledges spring growth by leaning ever so slightly toward green.


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Color: Blue Campanula

The luminous depth of our Campanula flowers is amplified by the shifting gradations of March light, both shining through and reflecting off their delicate bell-shaped surfaces.

We can create similar resonance in rooms by orchestrating the infinite potential of pigments interacting in a film of paint.


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Celebrating New York Public Library's Stonewall 50th Anniversary Exhibit

Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50

Thursday, February 14 - July 19, 2019

Our February color was designed for The New York Public Library exhibition, “Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50”, opening Thursday, February 14, 2019.

Join us in commemorating one of the most pivotal moments in the LGBTQ movement and its enduring impact on the LGBTQ civil rights movement.

The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, NYC

More info here.


Color: Stonewall Violet

Our February color was designed for The New York Public Library exhibition “Love & Resistance: Stonewall 50.”

Violet celebrates this transformative moment by combining barely visible blue and red spectral extremities to make its color.  It symbolizes to us the equally illuminating and poetic power of inclusion.


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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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