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KT 32.013 Pearl gray

Not at all boring and neutral, this is a gray brimming with life.

Referenz - Le Corbusier, Salubra wallpaper, 1931

Farbfunktion - differentiation

Wirksamkeit - good under all lighting conditions

We see architecture once light strikes its surfaces and is reflected, refracted, deflected, or absorbed by them. We see white and yellow elements first, followed by medium tints, and finally very dark ones. This fact allows us to formulate a general rule for color design: use light colors to emphasize walls and objects, mild gray colors such as this one to make walls and objects less apparent, and dark colors to shift elements completely into the shadows. Gradations of light-to-dark grays create hierarchies of meaning.

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

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