Color + Psychology
A variety of colors come to life during spring, while some of them might be bold purples and dark pinks, nothing speaks to the freshness of the spring season like pastels. Their soft watercolor-like hues contrast against vibrant green leaves and complement gentle spring sunshine, which is why we’ve named Hint of Spring (DE5512) April’s Color of the Month.
No hues are better than bright, poppy colors encourage us to live in the present and enjoy every moment making Rose Fusion a perfect fit for this month devoted to love and beyond.
What better time to freshen a home’s look than at the beginning of a new year and a new decade to boot? We published our 2020 color and design trend report last year, and now it’s time to see if those colors and trends suit you.
Gardner Health Services wanted to transform its downtown San Jose headquarters into a neighborhood landmark, a community beacon and a source of pride. To solve this problem, Gardner hired Artik to re-envision the building’s exterior to more closely reflect the company’s cultural diversity, as well as the neighboring communities.
The season invites us to slow down and reflect, begging us to nest at home, cozy up to a fire, journal and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. This reflective time offers the opportunity to assess design priorities in your home.
It’s no wonder November’s Color of the Month is Harvest Time (DE5208), a creamy orange shade somewhere between pumpkin and butternut squash that lends an instant sense of welcome and comfort to design.
There’s a chill in the air that invites layering up, or just choosing to wear more saturated hues, like October’s color of the month Purple Potion (DE5958).
Have you seen July’s color of the month yet? If not, let us introduce you to Pool Party (DE5837). Summer’s in full swing and with the heat of season we’re ready to dive head first into some fabulous pool parties.
With summer travel season just on the horizon, we can’t help but think about the relationship between color and travel.
Craddock of Yvette Craddock Designs (YCD) was provided a unique opportunity to showcase the firm’s skills of planning for both present and future needs of a luxury residence.