Author Archives: Chris Lee

  • ColorReader EZ – a use case in product photography

    I'm often commissioned to do product photography - usually, the typical ones with a white background - but on other occasions, within a more styled setting. When these kind of jobs come up, if there's no budget for a stylist, you have to style the setting yourself. That's when the Datacolor ColorReader EZ comes in [...] More
  • Master Painter Andy Hansen Put ColorReader to the Test – Here’s What He Found

    Andy was so impressed with the ColorReader, that he not only published his own blog post about it, but also created demonstration videos on its use, available on YouTube and TikTok. Initial Skepticism-Gone! "Despite some initial skepticism on my part, this digital color measurement tool has made a believer out of me," says Andy. "Not [...] More
  • Holistic Home: Gym

    Rooms often need to do multiple duty, accommodating different activities into one area. In Episode 2 of The Design Network’s series, Holistic Home, host Briana Bosch, recreates the gym/office in owners’ Jordan and Jeff’s home into a functional and healthy space where work and self-care can coexist. Jeff runs his business from home, and to [...] More
  • Brighten a Basement With Color & Family-Friendly Style

    In Episode 4 of The Design Network’s Holistic Home, host Briana Bosch, helps her neighbors Adam and Coral turn their uninspired basement into a warm gathering place for family and friends. Basements are typically somewhat dark and cave-like, which can then make them easy places to clutter up with seldom used or not-sure-where-to-put-this kind of [...] More
  • Transform a Kitchen with Fresh Color for the Cabinets

    A coat of paint on the walls has transformed many a tired looking room, so it’s little wonder that painting kitchen cabinets can net similar impressive results. In The Design Network’s Holistic Home series finale, program host and nature-inspired design enthusiast Briana Bosch, helps new parents Nate and Emily, transform the look of their kitchen [...] More
  • Can’t Sleep? Maybe It’s Your Bedroom Color

    Your environment is critical when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. Room temperature, light and noise levels, all play a part in ensuring you’re relaxed and comfortable enough to drift off for the night. But what about the color of your bedroom when it comes to catching 40 winks? Can that affect your [...] More
  • Datacolor’s ColorReader in use at Midvinter Woodworks – Professional carpenter from Berlin/Germany

    What is your company’s and hence your work’s main focus? Our focus is on creating custom and built-in furniture and kitchens. I also like to refurbish old furniture - this is often just as expensive as buying a new product, but much more sustainable. How long have you used Datacolor’s ColorReader and how did you [...] More
  • 6 Essential Steps for Almost Any Paint Project

    Whether you’re repainting a room, reviving an old piece of furniture with a coat of paint, or adding some color to trim, window boxes or patio planters, here are the essential steps to follow for any paint project. Tip 1: Start Clean Dirt, oil, dust, grime, all create a barrier between the paint and the [...] More
  • Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal with Color

    One of the quickest and easiest ways to boost your home’s curb appeal is with color. Your entry way to your home is the perfect place to add some inviting hues. From your front door to benches, chairs and planters, as well as flowers and dried wreaths, you can create a beautiful focal point with [...] More