Posts tagged with Colour Inspiration

Colour doesn’t have to be flat paint

Colour is not just flat paint - solutions to make historically proven elements future-oriented through creative colour and material combinations. Mrs. Hildegard Kalthegener shows creative results of our time and trends for 2020+.

32001 blanc

32001 blanc is the first colour of the Architectural Polychromy by Le Corbusier. "The cream white. Balanced, with stable aesthetics. The first mural ‘Velvet’ shade."

" my pictures are paintings more than photos "

Architectural photography is generally understood to be photography that focuses on buildings. In exchange with Frédéric Laban, photographer from Marseille, we learned how he discovered the Le Corbusier buildings in France with his camera and captured exciting details.

The colour groups of the Architectural Polychromy

Each of the colour groups of Architectural Polychromy and each colour tone embody spatial effects, have relevance and cause characteristic reactions to our sensitivities. Le Corbusier chose all colours very consciously for architecture. Thus, the Architectural Polychromy has created a perfect selection of architectural colours.

«The world of Le Corbusier inspires me»

FLORENCE COSNEFROY on your personal experience with the Le Corbusier Architectural Polychromy in the Unités and their inhabitants.

Colour in architecture

They are specialists who purposefully create and implement colour and material concepts. This is a talk with colour designers, with professionals who deal with colour in construction.

Unité Berlin: Social housing in demographic change and the acceptance of modern architectural icons

If you stand in front of the Unité Berlin by Le Corbusiers, without any background knowledge, you are left with just a monstrous volume of concrete. Philipp Funke goes deeper into the construction and helps to understand.

Colour composes space – Béton Brut meets purple velvet

In an outstanding fresh colour and material constellation, the Berlin architect Ester Bruzkus combines Le Corbusier, concrete, purple velvet and terrazzo.

Apartment 258 – The 3D painting in the Berlin living machine

The architect Philipp Mohr managed what Le Corbusier could never complete and realised the original plans of the great architect in his apartment of the Berlin Unité: he reconstructed the apartment through intensive studies on originals as well as using the original Le Corbusier colours.

Powder Pink: The evolution from a timeless classic to a trend

Some still regard powdered pink as a naive little girl's colour; others see it as a contemporary expression of zeitgeist in interior design, which is not only about using colourful wall painting, but also reflects a complete idea of living. In the historical colour palette of Le Corbusier, there are three nuances in the range between delicate pastel pink and old rose.