Category Archives: Travel

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Creativity in the Snow!

I know that spring is officially here as of last week, but I have been wanting to post Sonja Hinrichsen’s snow works – so here is just a little bit more  winter… White is so calming and contemplative for me, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

The Color of Cabo

by Puji Sherer of YOLO Colorhouse In Cabo San Lucas, outside the hustle of tourists, smell of carnitas, and long lines of tequila bars, there is a place where the color and craft of Mexico come alive. Across busy highways … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Color Builds Community

As a “color nerd” I was thrilled to see proof that the unexpected use of color could not only transform a town, but also build community!  The Favela Painting Project was part of the Design with the other 90%: CITIES … Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

The Color of Boats, by LO

I know we’ve talked a lot about the recent Caribbean sailing trip, but I would be extremely remiss if I didn’t mention one of the most striking uses of color – the local’s boats. The charming owners of these showy … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Less stuff. More color!

Last week we had the privilege of living on a boat!  It was a good reminder for me of how much easier life is with less stuff!  I should qualify by saying we were on vacation, so of course life … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

The Color of the Grenadines, by LO

We broke a record this March in Portland, OR.  It’s nothing to be proud of, in fact, it’s down right miserable that it rained 30 of the 31 days last month.  That is why, if you’ve lived here long enough, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Holi Color! by LO

YOLO Colorhouse should adopt Holi as our official holiday, after all, it is the celebration of COLOR!  And the way this Hindu holiday is celebrated is by throwing colorful pigment in the air and at eachother – how fun is … Continue reading

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Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Knit Revolution, by LO

Have you knoticed….knits are everywhere!  These days when you think about knits, it’s not just a about a cozy sweater that will keep you warm throughout the winter.  Knits are showing up all over the place, especially in home decor. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Bohemia Abound, by LO

We have been seeing the Bohemian style of mixed colorful patterns for the last couple of years in New York at ABC Home.   This style has caught my eye time and time again, not in an over-done way, but … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The Color of Apples on the Wall, by YO

Bouley Restaurant, NYC This is one of my favorite wall treatments of all times – such a visual surprise! After the initial treat for the eyes, it hits the nose and you can’t help but smile.  Even as I look … Continue reading

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