A dark, noble gray with the effect of an embodied shadow.
Referenz - Wilhelm Ostwald, Die Farbenfibel, Sample 36, 1910
Farbfunktion - differentiation
Wirksamkeit - good under all lighting conditions
In the classic gray scale with eight gradations that lead from black to white, anthracite is the darkest color after black. Surprisingly, it consists of equal parts of ivory black and Champagne chalk, due to the fact that white natural pigments are considerably weaker in terms of their tinting strength than black ones. The Champagne chalk and ivory black pigments lend the color depth and warmth, and the surface its unique texture. Compared with KT 43.5 Ivory black – the blackest natural black – Anthracite has a more substantial effect, and its presence in space is more tangible.
Katrin Trautwein, 225 Farben, 2017 ©Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, Basel
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