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Colors in The City, San Francisco


Finally, I start working on this project months ago! But here it is (drum roll please), the brochure I created for a national client.

Working hand in hand with CP's corporate graphic designer as well as local CP paint contractor, George Irving, I had the awesome opportunity to create color palettes that show San Francisco in its best light.

[caption id="attachment_3777" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="I named each color palette after some of the prettiest neighborhoods and most famous points in the city. Then I named each color in the palette to define those areas."][/caption]

That's 40 colors, ten neighborhoods and 10 color palettes... seems like a lot, but it was actually difficult to narrow down such a vibrant city into just a few colors.

[caption id="attachment_3781" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Each row represents a color palette. I made each group versatile so you could use a darker color for the body with a light trim color or vice versa, and each group has an accent color that works beautifully to punctuate the front door, window trim, or a unique architectural detail. Knowing San Franciscans, some of them will use the accent color for their whole house... and I think that would be fabulous!"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_3786" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Whether you live in San Francisco or not, adding fresh new color and accenting the best details of your house can completely change the way you feel about your home."][/caption]

Next stop, creating color palettes for all the major cities in the country and maybe even a few not-so-famous cities...


3 comments


  • Krista

    I absolutely love this.. Wondering how I could get a copy of this?


  • stacy

    you go girl!


  • Carole

    Fabulous!


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