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Heath Ceramics Color Collaboration 

We worked closely with Heath Ceramics to create the colors and provide the paint for a large-scale timeline mural in the new Heath Ceramics tile factory in San Francisco. The mural illustrates the company's design history throughout the years. IMAGINE .01 was used on all the walls in the showroom and will be used in the future production facility. Next time you are in the City by the Bay, stop in and check out the viewing gallery and watch Heath tile being made!   

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2013 trend

Welcome to our very favorite Colorlab! This is when we announce our Color Trends for the year ahead! We have put together three distinct palettes that reflect the direction of color as we move into 2013. For this year's color collections, we dove into the past and fast-forwarded into the future to bring you the colors of RIGHT NOW.  


Our Rustic Modern palette celebrates the story that reclaimed materials bring to our homes, while the Metro palette embraces life in the fast lane with a more urban aesthetic. In our Scout palette, we bring the great outdoors inside with colors that evoke the joy of camping and communing with nature.
We are also excited to share with you a recent color collaboration with Heath Ceramics! We worked with Heath to design custom colors for a mural in their new tile factory in San Francisco.  Read more about the collaboration in this issue of Colorlab.


As we wave goodbye to the warmth of summer, we welcome the beautiful color of fall...happy autumn!


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Rustic Modern Rustic Modern:  In the present with ties to the past.  Worn materials bring a story to our crisp, contemporary living spaces.  The warm whites of AIR .01 and AIR .03 complement but do not compete with reclaimed barn wood walls, a farmhouse kitchen sink, or repurposed ceramic tiles.  Bring subdued color to this natural palette with the richness of NOURISH .05 and the coolness of WATER .02.  For more Rustic Modern inspiration, visit our Pinterest board.

Metro Palette Metro Palette:  Life on the fast track - from technology to trains, we are moving forward.  With the sun setting on our commute, we watch bright yellows deepen into sophisticated golden tones. Capture the warmth with GRAIN .06 and combine with gray hues STONE .07, STONE .04, and IMAGINE .06 for an urban feel, whether or not you make your home amongst the skyscrapers.  For more Metro inspiration, visit our Pinterest board.  

Scout Palette

Scout Palette:  Make home your base camp with our 2013 Scout palette.  We heart camping.  There's nothing like sleeping out under the stars, breathing in the fresh mountain air and being one with nature.  Create "the look" of a campsite in your home with plaid wool blankets, hand-softened leather, and metal lanterns combined with the colors of CLAY .05, STONE .02, LEAF .05, and WATER .06.  For more Scout inspiration, visit our Pinterest board.