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How the Color Yellow Can Create an Optimistic Space

08/06/15 specs+spaces staff

Yellow is universally recognized as the color of happiness, optimism, creativity, enlightenment, and sunshine.

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The Science and Importance of the Color Green in Your Home

06/26/15 specs+spaces staff

Green is one of the most popular colors in the world and can be used throughout interior design projects to bring a client's vision to life. As an interior design professional it is important that you understand the specific meaning of the color green and how different shades can be used.

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20 Ways Color Psychology Can Create a Beautiful Home

06/26/15 specs+spaces staff

Every time you begin a new interior design project you must choose the best colors that complement the overall look of the space and reflect your client's personal style.

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Top 10 Ways to Utilize Color and Feng Shui in Your Client’s Homes

06/05/15 specs+spaces staff

Interior design is about more than selecting furniture, accessories, paint, linens, and floor coverings. It's all about creating a space that speaks to a client's personal style and individual needs.

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Can You Smell Colors?

08/11/14 specs+spaces staff

Have you ever heard of synesthesia? This is a rare condition in which an individual closely associates two unrelated senses. For example, scientists exploring synethesia have...

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Understanding Color Deficiencies

08/11/14 specs+spaces staff

Color is an important part of our daily life and can bring a home's design to life. However, individuals with color deficiencies may struggle to distinguish and differentiate...

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We Could All Be Seeing Different Colors

07/23/14 specs+spaces staff

When humans look around at the world, they tend to believe that everyone sees the same colors. Recent studies involving color science reveals this isn't entirely true. One...

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Deep Thoughts About Color

07/19/14 specs+spaces staff

Isaac Newton is well-known for the interesting color science he performed in 1665, when he used a prism to split sunlight into all its constituent parts that humans perceive as...

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Destination: Provincetown!

01/07/12 Kate Smith

When my ticket says "Destination: Color!" there are many places I might be headed and one of my favorites is Provincetown, MA on the very tip of Cape Cod. It is the gateway to...

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A Visit with Kate Smith

01/07/12 Sara McLean

Kate Smith, CMG, CfYH, is President and Chief Color Maven at Sensational Color, a company that provides color knowledge and know-how to corporations primarily in the home...