Color pretty much defines my life. I'm not kidding. Ask my daughter Lizzie who I begged to change her hot pink socks with silver glitter trim this morning that so desperately clashed with her plaid school uniform....(I did not win BTW). It is the backbone of all my collections and permeates every aspect of my career! I believe it even determines the fate of all my products! One of my favorite quotes on this subject matter is by Leatrice Eisman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, she says, "Color sells. The right color sells better." The amount of time I spend each day choosing the exact shade of green or the perfect pink is insane! But I truly believe great product design is all in the deatils, and to me color is EVERYTHING
Think about when you walk by a display in a store - sometimes a plate, or a shoe, or a handbag, or a Kitchenaid Mixer (I mean I don't even cook but I MUST have one!), or a random object of any kind that is in a gorgeous color - it stops you in your tracks doesn't it?! Think about when someones buys a new car - one of the first things you ask is, "What color did you get?" And why does doing laundry seems so much more fabulous when your new washer and dryer is luscious RED?
Inspired by Pantone Institute's 2012 Color of the year Tangerine Tango, I decided to intoduce my very own COLOR CRUSH of the month. So, in honor of all my favorites HUES, I am excited to introduce my very first one: