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Seeing Green

Seeing Green

As we all celebrate our inner leprechaun tomorrow, perhaps to raise a glass of Guinness or to dance an Irish jig, here is a post in the spirit of ...

The Spirit House- Each a Singular Sensation

The Spirit House- Each a Singular Sensation

People wanting to put their own stamp on their place call EB Color for help. In fact, many of the homes started out as mere cookie cutter boxes drenched ...

Lively Up Your Office!

Lively Up Your Office!

Do you often wish that your office environment was not dull and mundane? Do white walls dampen the spirits of your employees, stinking up the place in ...

If You Color It They Will Come

If You Color It They Will Come

The courtship behavior of Bower Birds has always fascinated me.

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These crafty, clever avian creatures in Australia erect elaborate ...

Exterior Colors Not to Reason Why

Exterior Colors Not to Reason Why

People come to EB Color (that would be me) because they are planning to paint their house and want it to look great. It is understandable that one would ...

Kill Your Television

Kill Your Television

I'm kidding. But I did have that bumper sticker back in the day. As you know I've been preaching the gospel of hiding the television into its background. ...

Exposed! New Color for a Strip Mall

Exposed! New Color for a Strip Mall

“Look at me! Look at me!“ Strip Poker, Strip Tease, Strip Malls. One is more fun than the other, but each and every one involves exposure.

Finally! Artwork You Can Afford

Finally! Artwork You Can Afford

I write this post from a coffee shop with ”black hole” as the Wi-Fi password and I’m hoping not to fall in. But tumbling into a white hole…that’s ...

Meet the Sheens… A Glossy Tale

Meet the Sheens… A Glossy Tale

Once upon a time there was a family who lived in a paint can whose children were named Flat, Matte, Eggshell, Satin, Semi-gloss and High Gloss....

60-30-10 Rule

60-30-10 Rule

There is a rule in design that we often follow called the 60-30-10 Rule. This means, in devising a three color palette you would use 60% of one color.... ...

The Devil is in the Details

The Devil is in the Details

People around Seattle call me because they know I can help them make their house look much better. Sure, I can help them pick the right hue....

Bringing an Apartment Complex to Life

Bringing an Apartment Complex to Life

One of my colossal projects last year was the coloration of a large apartment complex, The Courtyard at South Station , situated in Tukwila, WA, just ...

Bittersweet

Bittersweet

It’s September 21, 2012, the first official day of autumn. Recently I was concurring with an English pen pal that with the onset of fall, a melancholy ...

Working at the Speed of Light

Working at the Speed of Light

Yikes!  I haven't posted since January. I feel like Rip Van Winkle waking from miraculous slumber

Year of the Dragon

Year of the Dragon

Happy New Year! Chinese New Year that is…”The Year of the Dragon”. It ’s time to get your red on! Why? The color red symbolizes fire and is said ...

Decorate Your Walls With Gum!

Decorate Your Walls With Gum!

Now that I have your attention…the famous gum wall at Pike’s Market in Seattle is indeed colorful, but maybe not how you want to dress yours. However, ...