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Color: Sandy Ground

Color: Sandy Ground

We love illusive shades that defy description, and elicit a feeling in a space rather than a fact demanding attention. With its infinite variety of shades and allusions, even our September color's name contributes to this perception.  SHOP SANDY GROUND  |  Shop all Colors of the Month

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Color: Frog Mud

Color: Frog Mud

The tactile depth of mud originates from the reverberation of light between particles of dry soil and films of water. This natural phenomenon causes our “Frog Mud” to hide its obvious identity, looking gray in some lights and brown in others. Its chameleon quality can ease the paths between adjacent color combinations.  SHOP FROG MUD  |  Shop all Colors of the Month

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Color: Maritime Blue

Color: Maritime Blue

A deep blue we designed for a friend's boat evokes classic maritime associations. It achieves its decorating versatility by adding bright orange pigments to the formula, softening any potentially garish edges.  SHOP MARITIME BLUE  |  Shop all Colors of the Month

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Color: Brown White

Color: Brown White

The lighter the color, the more light reflected, but even off whites, like this month's warm brownish hue, can brighten a space without being cold and colorless.  SHOP BROWN WHITE  |  Shop all Colors of the Month

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Color: Alpenglow

Color: Alpenglow

The hint of violet in our May pink adds an ethereal quality in the same way a rare spice adds depth to more ordinary seasonings. Seen against the grays in this Donald Kaufman gouache painting, a classic pink-gray combination is revealed.  SHOP ALPENGLOW  |  Shop all Colors of the Month

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Color in Context: Glass House Video

Color in Context: Glass House Video

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.” Conversations in Context: Donald Kaufman + Taffy Dahl from The Glass House on Vimeo.

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Palm Beach custom DKC project in Veranda

Palm Beach custom DKC project in Veranda

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.

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Color: Begonia Leaves

Color: Begonia Leaves

Our group of April "Begonia Leaves" create light where it doesn’t literally exist as their star centers signify rays of a candle spreading out into murky surrounds.Such deep, unidentifiable hues on 18th century barns can cause surrounding landscapes to gleam by contrast. SHOP BEGONIA LEAVES  |  Shop all Colors of the Month

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Color: Louie Blue

Color: Louie Blue

Aged, peeling paint is often a source of unexpected colors. We found our 18th century powder blue on the side of a brick building in a gravel yard. Sometimes rooms need nothing less than extravagant treatment. The brick’s pink emanating through the faded blue denies any cold sensations, and promises glamour to walls of austere plaster or to elaborate boiserie alike. SHOP LOUIE BLUE  |  Shop all Colors of...

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Color: Umber

Color: Umber

Evoking surface oxidation and patina, umbers lead us to a dialogue with the elements. In a room, these varieties of non-fading earth pigments resonate through art history and serve as antidotes to the synthetic. SHOP UMBER  |  Shop all Colors of the Month

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