Can't Fail Color Schemes

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Creative Homeowner, 2007 - House & Home - 303 pages
Want to give your home a brand new look, but are unsure of how to coordinate the right colors to make it work? Well now there is a fresh new way of seeing color in this hard-hitting color design book. Can't Fail Color Schemes features over 300 color photographs and more than 200 pages of working color schemes. Highlighted are important factors such as coordinating paint colors, textures, lighting effects and the psychology behind color.

Can't Fail Color Schemes comes as a small spiral-bound book that is convenient to carry around and can be used as a color reference to be taken along when shopping for paint or furnishings. Swatches on the sides of the pages make it easy for color comparisons and compatibility. This workbook comes complete with concise text, a glossary, an index for quick reference, along with a comprehensive color guide containing a full spectrum of color for both interior and exterior designs. This impressive body of work provides valuable insight on color such as descriptions of complimentary colors, where they might work best, and what it is that makes them work together. Learn about hues and tones, accented colors, and much more with this handy guide to color.

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User Review  - Color Idea Book - Borders

This is a great book with tons of pics of ideas for color schemes - all rooms in your home and there's a section in the back for exteriors too. I've already given this book as a gift to a couple of ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Amy Wax is the brains behind Your Color Source Studios, Inc., a color-consulting firm in Montclair, New Jersey. With a B.F.A. in illustration from Syracuse University, Amy has studied color theory and uses that expertise when working with clients. She has followed the trends of color for over 25 years. Family ties to the real-estate business have kept her working closely with building professionals since the early 1980s. Amy's experience includes color consulting for both residential and commercial projects. Recognized for her color prowess, she has been selected to serve on the Residential Design Advisory Council for Benjamin Moore and continues to serve on the editorial advisory committee for the company's Ensemble magazine. Whether she is working with building and design professionals or homeowners, she strives to make sure that the colors she recommends reflect the taste and personality of each client. Amy resides in Montclair with her husband, Denis, and three children.

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