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Contempo in Furniture Today!

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Great article featuring Contempo in Furniture Today magazine. http://www.furnituretoday.com/article/563986-Wider_array_of_colors_reaching_retail_floors.php

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PANTONE 2012 Color of The Year

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Pantone has announced that 17-1463 Tangerine Tango, a vivacious, enticing hue, is the color of the year for 2012. Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish orange, continues to provide the energy boost we need to recharge and move forward. Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it. Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy.    Tangerine Tango for Interiors...

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2012 Pantone Palettes

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2012 Pantone palettes feature something for every taste The inspirations behind Pantone's color-trend forecast for spring/summer 2012 home interiors run the gamut from nature to anime, comic books to twilit skies and jewel-toned gemstones to citrusy popsicles. The palettes could not be more different, offering a little something for everyone. Here, we break down five of the nine forecasted color trends.               Nonchalance Neutral taupe, gray and off-white serve as the foundation for this casual palette that's offset with a misty gray-blue and a trio of pink, periwinkle and grape hues reminiscent of lush hydrangeas fresh-cut from...

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Can't decide what shade of beige to paint on your walls?

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Think gray, instead. Neutral walls are great for highlighting colorful furniture and accessories within a room, and make it super simple for changing seasonal decor. However, if you're overwhelmed by which shade of beige to choose — or really aren't that crazy about the color to begin with — try gray instead. Gray can be masculine or feminine, depending on what accent color you choose. The best part is, almost everything goes with gray: canary yellow, white and black, plum, chocolate, lavendar and red to name a few. Keep it from looking clinical by choosing a warmer shade, like brushed...

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