• 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
  • 7 Simple Tips for Painting Your Home’s Exterior

    Paint can do wonders for freshening up the interior of your home. It can do the same for your home’s exterior as well. Whether you’re thinking about adding a pop of color to your front door, adding some curb appeal by revitalizing your shutters and trim or doing a complete makeover with a whole house [...] More
  • ColorReader EZ – #fromthistothat: A use case in product photography

    Perfect color coordination is the be-all and end-all in product photography, because advertising is a very visual experience. In addition to image composition and form, one other aspect is of particular importance: color. Vera Wohlleben, a German blogger, photographer and stylist for food & stills, uses Colorreader EZ for such cases and explains how she uses it.

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  • Celebrate Life’s Colorful Moments with ColorReader EZ

    Life is colorful – from the environments that surround us, both natural and constructed, to the everyday moments and milestones that fill our days. We created ColorReader EZ for practical reasons – like simplifying the paint color decision process with an easy-to-use, portable, Bluetooth-enabled device that measures any color you like and provides you with [...] More
  • Spectacular Ceilings

    When thinking about painting a room, the “fifth wall” or ceiling, is often overlooked or relegated to being painted some shade of white or off-white. But the ceiling can actually be both an impactful creative element as well as an opportunity to offset some room design challenges through different applications of color and sheen. Here [...] More
  • Tips for crafting DIY Christmas cards – by Johanna Rundel

    DIY Xmas card meets color management Christmas will most likely be somewhat different this year. Christmas parties and markets are cancelled, holiday get togethers or cookie baking swaps with friends won’t be happening. Since I won't meet many of my favorite people in person before this year’s holidays, I decided to send them all a [...] More