Standing Our Color Ground IV

Standing Our Color Ground IV

Having completed a rather large and multifaceted color consultation for a set of two buildings anchoring opposite corners of a block in the “The Valley”, I decided to disseminate the experience, and its results through a series of blog posts.

I am completing the process with this post..which highlights some of my favorite details, architectural and otherwise, of  two buildings, one on either end of a median-sized block in Canoga Park, a district in the San Fernando Valley, about 25 miles northwest of Downtown LA.

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Doors….the cool elegance of a front door, web4

verses the brighter warmth of unit doors.

web3   The personal statement of a windowsill-scape adds whimsey.

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 Shifts of  color pull out window and balcony details.

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A strong hue on a service door offers  visual way-finding, and pleasing accent,

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The sides of a building flow with the colors and lines of trees, and bursts of foliage.

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bringing  it all together.

Harmony…that’s what we’re after..isn’t it?

Here’s wishing You harmony, beauty, peace, and prosperity…for the still New Year!

Blessings from Artissima…the blog of ArtiFactory Studio.

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  1. […] The building on the other end of the block, SONATA, is a different style, but  color design of the two buildings, including their interior courtyards, was done as one integrated job. […]


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