• 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
  • Perfect wedding colors: Create and implement your own color concept

    Be prepared and gather inspiration When choosing the location for your celebration, it is a good idea to check it for the prevailing colors right away. When visiting the venue for the first time, remember to take photos of the premises and take a closer look at the colors dominating the room - floor, wall [...] 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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  • 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