Monthly Archives: February 2011

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Graffiti Veils, by LO

As a follow-up to my recent blog post about graffiti, I’d like to share some of my thoughts about the attempts to cover graffiti, or as I like to call it… graffiti veils. Most industrial or commercial building owners have … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Yellow in Architecture, by YO

As a kid my favorite color was yellow and my favorite number was six, only because yellow has six letters.  I was smitten with the sunny hue and it was evident when you walked into my childhood bedroom. As an … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Paper Sculptures, by LO

The last time Ginnie and I went up to Seattle, we went exploring in the Ballard neighborhood to see what was new.   Our first stop was one of our favorite shops called Souvenir, where they always have handmade, one-of-a-kind creations. … Continue reading

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Monday, February 7th, 2011

White as Snow, by LO

Since half of the country is covered in snow, I thought this would be a good time to talk about the virtues of White, or as we call it at YOLO Colorhouse, IMAGINE.  The 6 IMAGINE hues that we designed … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

The Color of Character, by YO

When my parents sold the 1910 farmhouse I grew up in and moved into a townhouse with huge walls, they were daunted by the task of filling the expansive walls with artwork.  The job did not take long to inspire … Continue reading

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