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KT 12.043 Maroon black 90

As rich as dark, red grapes harvested late in autumn.

Referenz - Hella Jongerius, colourful blacks, 2012

Farbfunktion - differentiation

Wirksamkeit - best in the shadows

Colorful blacks are made by adding small amounts of a chromatic pigment to black. Well aware of its advantages, we chose ivory black as the pigment for our base paint, even though it has such a high tinting strength, deep color, and coarse texture that most pigments cannot assert themselves in mixtures. Magenta, however, an extraordinarily fine-grained pigment, settles in the voids, allowing a delicate red to glow out of the intermediate spaces. The opulence of the mixture of these two dramatically different pigments is noteworthy.

Katrin Trautwein, 225 Farben, 2017 ©Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, Basel

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