Category Archives: CONCEPT

A SENSE OF COLOR • 03

A SENSE OF COLOR • 03

POWDER PINK

Pink was first used as a color name in the late 17th century.

The golden age of the color pink was the Rococo Period in the 18th century, when pastel colors became very fashionable in all the courts of Europe. Pink was particularly championed by Madame de Pompadour, the mistress of King Louis XV of France.
She wore combinations of pale pink and blue and had a particular tint of pink made for her by the Sevres porcelain factory, created by adding nuances of blue, black and yellow.

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A SENSE OF COLOR • 02

A SENSE OF COLOR • 02

BRASS

For this second mood board, I choose brass, marble and the color black, that have a timeless appeal on their own. Combined together, they evoke luxury and elegance in a refined way.

‘Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea’
– (Sonnet 65) – William Shakespeare.

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A SENSE OF COLOR • 01

A SENSE OF COLOR • 01

Malachite green

Every now and then, I will share a mood board on our journal based on colors, materials, textures and more. As a visual person and an avid “Pinterester,” I take great pleasure in sharing what inspires and moves me. While collaborating with the Tate Modern and Pinterest on the ‘Quiet Abstraction’ board that pays homage to Agnes Martin’s legacy, I felt the desire to extend that experience in a more personal way.

Here is the first of my mood boards that highlights a rich, deep color I cherish: Malachite green.

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