House Colors

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Gibbs Smith, Sep 1, 2009 - House & Home
3 Reviews
House Colors is the most comprehensive resource ever compiled on choosing exterior house colors. Sorted by architectural style, this format will allow the reader to pinpoint the colors that will best suit their style of home. It is the ultimate resource for those looking to achieve exceptional color combinations, from subtle to bold, that are so difficult to achieve without professional design assistance.
 

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User Review  - whiteknight50 - LibraryThing

Worth keeping, but barely, and mostly for the photographs. This is a beautiful book, with very little real substance. The ideas are great (via the photos) and the text is almost non-existant. The book ... Read full review

The "Joy of Cooking" for design. Wow!

User Review  - Mafster - Borders

This book is destined to be a classic for professionals and novices alike. Rather than another "pretty" book to ad to the shelf, it is an extensive resource that can be used for years. If you've ever ... Read full review

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Contents

Colonial Color
27
Cottage Color
53
CraftsmanBungalow Color
83
Traditional Color
203
Tudor Color
229
Victorian Color
249
Inspirational Design Ideas
276
The Focal Point
278
Landscaping
281
Color and Product Specifications by House Number
296
Resources
320
Glossary
330
Acknowledgments
332
More Thank
334
Photography Credits
336
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Page 16 - Only those who love color are admitted to its beauty and immanent presence. It affords utility to all, but unveils its deeper mysteries only to its devotees.
Page 17 - They are orange (red and yellow), green (yellow and blue), and violet (blue and red). Tertiary colors are the six colors that fall between the primary and secondary colors on the color wheel.

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