Author Archives: Donna Aldrich

Our world of color is coming together.  The 2018 Color of the Year declarations by major paint companies and Pantone are more like a family gathering, different but related.  Hue and tone, reasons and rationalizations may not be identical twins but this year’s favored color selections bear some common lineage.

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After 27 years of colorful service, Crayola gave Dandelion an early retirement this spring. It’s not a first. Old color weeding, existing color renaming and new color offerings have all occurred regularly since the introduction of Crayola Crayons.

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‘Tis the season—yes, for palette prognosticators to unveil their 2017 Color of the Year pick.  Major paint companies and Pantone take us round the color wheel including polar opposites.  High contrast reigns, in sync with our world today.

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a picture that can change instantaneously is worth thousands more. When it comes to color and visualizing its application on a building, words are not the best medium to tell the tale.

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To keep our palettes fresh and our design solutions marketable, we maintain a constant, watchful-eye on color and design trends year-round in the WHA Color Studio.  Fashion, home décor and Pantone provide key indications of what’s hot and what’s not for color and design.

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This week, we are getting an in-depth look at one of City Venture’s newest projects, The Boulevard Collection in Bellflower, California. This project consists of 10 residential-over-retail units and 57 townhomes, all within three-story buildings. Contemporary open floor plans range from 1,413 to 2,935 square feet with up to 3 bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms, all […]

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