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Inspiration 2/2016

Colour Research Vol.2

The colour scouts are tracing the colours of Germany's facades. Of regional differences, mineral pigments and strong varnish colours…

Tracking down Germany's colour DNA

An excursion into regional colours


Moinmoin, Grüß Gott and Servus!

What is important to Germans...


Regional Colour in an Interview

Bachelors give answers to the colour schemes in Germany


Ocean blue / RAL 5020

Typical varnish colour for shutters in southern Germany


Colour with Style

Can colours represent different styles?


Moos green / RAL 6005

Typical varnish colour for shutters in northern Germany


3D Magma 35

Characteristic dark red brick colour


Of Bricks and Blocks

Variety in colour and appearance


3D Aprico 95

Classic brick red shade of a brick facade


3D Papaya 70

Typical orange-red facing brick shade


Front doors in the Darß Region

Of Traditional Craftsmanship, Ornaments and Bold Colour


Magnificent Half-timbered Houses

The fascination of a traditional craft


Pigments or How Colours Are Created

Pigment: lat.: pigmentum: dye, colour, spice.


3D Grenadin 65

Typical colour for timber frameworks in the Forest of Odes: "ox blood red".


Iron Oxide and Glauconite or the Colours of the Earth

Interview with monument conservator Dr. Brandes from Histolith


Impressions from German Cities…

e.g. Rostock and Baltic Sea Resort Warnemünde


Focus on the Facade

or how a building leaves a lasting impression


3D Magma 45

Red Main sandstone


Capatect Creative Technique Rustico 2

Fine facade plaster with a natural-looking linen structure


Creative Technique Autentico

with natural concrete look


3D Palazzo 5

warm-toned concrete grey nuance


3D Venato 10

Cool slate grey for the facade