Color Added: Why Kitchens Crave Fun Color and The Best Paint
Just above the golden statue of Prometheus at Rockefeller Center, House Beautiful's Kitchen of the Year 2010 has been transformed into Bar 30. I was the last speaker at the Kitchen last week as we wrapped up a whirlwind of excitement tied into the kitchen and deck designed by Jeff Lewis.
Here are some clips from my talk on Color, Paint, and Kitchens:
Natural Monochromatic Style
What's In That Colorant? A Real Zero VOC Paint
Go For Color!
How to Select Color with Stainless Steel
Pick A Sheen, Any Sheen
Be bold with Color in a Kitchen. There's usually relatively little wall space, so make the color really count!
Make sure all your finishes in the kitchen are highly durable and will stand the test of time, spaghetti sauce, and steam! Use Aura Bath and Spa (low VOC) when you want a highly durable paint that will cover well, dry fast, and work in a kitchen in any color and sheen.
Use Natura in your dining rooms and seating areas around a kitchen for a Zero VOC solution that's available in ANY color. Your Green Paint can be blue or yellow or red or...
If you're using monochromatic style to create a soothing atmosphere, remember to use contrast (darker/lighter) so it's not blah, but aaaahhh...
What are your best Kitchen Tips? Learn more about Kitchen Of The Year here.