Make It: DIY Pantone Magnets

by Capree K

Make It: DIY Pantone Magnets

I have a not-so-secret obsession with all things colorful and design-related, so when I saw these Pantone magnets my little heart did a cart wheel.  I mean, why didn't I think of this?  It just makes so much sense.  Not to mention this may be the easiest DIY project we've ever posted.  

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Clipped: Inspiration from around the Web

by Bruno Bornsztein

As usual, Curbly's Clippings page is full of great inspiring images from all over the internet this week. Here's a quick roundup in case you missed it:

Clipped: Inspiration from around the Web

This abstract acyrlilic block with scrap wood suspended inside makes a striking sculpture.

Possibly the best use of a Pantone color guide that I've ever seen. Ok, definitely.

I tweeted this one already, but still, I love the use of turqoise in this kitchen (and normally I hate it, even...

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Infusing Turquoise Into Your Color Palette

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Infusing Turquoise Into Your Color Palette

All Photos: House of Turquoise

Remember, turquoise is HOT! The beautiful thing about it is that you're not really in a bind if you want to drop a dollup of turquoise into your decor to freshen things up. Once you peruse this entire blog  dedicated to the use of turquoise of some form, you'll see its' versatility and calming effect in a room, no matter what the color scheme. House of Turquoise has gathered up quite a catalogue of turquoise interiors from the blogosphere, take a look at a few more unexpected combinations that feel like a breath of fresh air.

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Pantone’s Color Trends Fall ‘07

by DIY Maven

Pantone’s Color Trends Fall ‘07

We’ve discussed the influence fashion has on interior trends in the past. Now Pantone, “the world-renowned authority on color” has unveiled its color report for Fall of ‘07.

With colors the name of Chilli Pepper, Burnt Ochre and Purple Wine, it’s not surprising the pallette is a robust one. What’s interesting about this collection of colors is their unexpected couplings. Carafe with Casmere Rose? Why not?

For more information on the '07 report...

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Forecasting Color Trends

by DIY Maven

Forecasting Color Trends

I’ve heard more than one designer say that if you want to know what’s going to be popular in interiors six months from now, turn an eye to the fashion world.

Pantone, the self-described "world-renowned authority on color" and "color communication," has available a preview of colors that will be setting the trend in spring ‘07, which means they’ll be influencing interior design in the fall of ‘07, based on the aforementioned theory. And, I’m sorry...

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