Color Trends Series
Local San Antonio artist Ansen Seale created You Activate this Space as an interactive LED light installation for hospital employees. Photos by Ansen Seale
Iconic and identifiable colors play role in higher ed branding on campuses. - See more at:...read more
Soft, soothing colors are employed in this room at the Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center, where the combination of color, lighting, and texture is meant to guide patients at the nursing facility. Photo courtesy Chris Cooper.
For this bank headquarters in Nebraska, LEO A DALY used color to support the design—"sparingly but purposely," says the firm.
This office interior in Austin, Texas, spotlights the firm's green color throughout, from a signature wall (pictured above) to the decorative accents (below).
Many companies utilize their signature colors for the exterior and interior of their office suite...read more
The new headquarters in Irvine, Calif., for medical office software provider Kareo, designed by LAP Inc.
Because color is incredibly subjective, personal and situational, it is difficult to study scient...read more
Exterior of West Los Angeles College, California
Color’s prominent role in wayfinding has become a focus in architecture, as color association is...read more
Federal Way Elementary Schools Program, Washington
Education is changing, and school design is changing with it. The old-fashioned classroom, filled...read more
Chameleons are known for changing their skin colors to suit the observer, but what if a building...read more
While prior cool roofing technology was limited to the color white, advances in technology has seen the availability of a variety of colors able to meet cool roof reflectivity and emissivity standards. Image courtesy of Petersen Aluminum Corp.
Colors can be a helpful tool for meeting energy performance goals.
In an environment where the chief task is to heal the sick and injured, color matters for both pa...read more
Behind the science – and history – of finding the ‘right’ color