This may seem like the ultimate in
zany ideas: an article on selecting colors
in a black-and-white magazine.
But there is as much to say about this
subject as there is to show.
Appearances Can Be Deceiving
For a seaside house, I once chose a
traditional sky blue for the ceiling of
a large porch. I used that same color
on the sloping soffit of a roof and the
vertical inside surface of the fascia.
You could see all three places from
one spot — and they appeared to be
three different colors: one greenish
blue, another dark blue, and another
sky blue. This was true in every light.
This is an extreme example of the