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When it comes to colour in the learning environment, function trumps aesthetics. Colour trend & other such frivolities have no power here. The science of colour psychology is the reason to pick a blue over a red, or an orange over a purple. ...
Article submitted by James Martin of The Color People The Victorians for the history of mankind had explored the farthest reaches of the known world- and often built a railroad there. They saw themselves as the culmination of all culture reaching ba...
By Sylvia O'Brien Imagine wearing a pair of glasses that change colour all the time, shifting perception & stimulating the mind. Sounds like fun, yes? This month I wanted to highlight two buildings that do just that. The first one is the New Bi...
By Sylvia O'Brien Like a beautiful and precious gift box, this charming bank building contrasts it's purpose. When we think of the financial industry we usually think of serious colours such as grey, or grounding colours such as brown to represent t...
'Less is more' could be applied to Ben Marcin's photo's. The solitary houses in his photo's used to be part of a row of homes, a city block. But they wouldn't have stood out much then, especially not with brick colors. The lack of neighbouring buildi...
By Sylvia O'Brian A city painted blue seems like fantasy, but there are three very real blue cities each with their own tale as to why they're blue. First, there is Jodhpur, India. Jodhpur has been around since the 15th century and one section ...
Is white a color? Akane Moriyama thinks so. Sure, it's not a color in Photoshop, but in space there are many tones of white, and that includes greys. She often uses white. Japanese architects and her clients like white. She works with architects a lo...
Haas & Urhahn, well known for their favela project in Brazil have published a book on their latest project 'Philly Painting'. Over 50 store fronts in the Germantown Ave in North Philadelphia were painted according to the design of local mural art...
Recent winner of the WAN Award 2013 in the category Education CVDB Arquitectos for their Braancamp Freire School in Lisbon. You don't associate modern concrete architecture with more colors than grey, or white maybe. The original building dated from ...
By Sylvia O'Brien: Being Canadian & in the colour business I can't help but be charmed by the landscape of some of our east coast cities. St. John's Newfoundland, for example (see photos) 'thumbs it's nose' at the harsh climate with a cityscape ...

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