22 March 2011

Crossville has a great idea

Another cool innovation I saw at Coverings last week came from Tennessee-based Crossville. That innovation was a partnership with Benjamin Moore paints called Color by numbers.


Crossville developed a palette of 16 colored wall, floor, listello and trim tiles to coordinate with a palette of Benjamin Moore Aura colors. Between they two companies, they produced a full and complimentary palette that's bound to take away a lot of the guesswork out of room design.


Here's the link to a .pdf that gives an overview of the program. You can find out more information from Crossville's website and anywhere Bejnamin Moore paints or Crossville tiles are sold. Bravo Crossville!

8 comments:

  1. Love this idea. The uses are almost endless and pairing it with the Benny Moore catalogue makes my job easier ... which is always a good idea.

    Any idea if they're planning on adding to the 16 colours?

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  2. I have a feeling that this is a test run to see if it sticks. It's a really great idea and I hope it takes off.

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  3. Very cool idea and one I missed at Coverings. Matching and finding ceramic tile glazes to work with designer color schemes is a difficult and time-consuming process. I'm excited about this idea and hope it works well for both companies. I'll be excited to see if the idea gets traction.

    Thanks again for sharing!

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  4. It's like a paint by numbers thing for DIY'ers! What a smart idea...

    If it catches on the implications for design professionals could be positive as well. I'll keep an eye on this as it has some serious possibilities. Can't believe I missed that at the show... thanks so much for sharing Paul!

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  5. Also see CasaMood. They have been making their own matching paint/tile combinations for quite some time now... I think the Neutra series was the nicest...

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  6. Any partnership with the Gods of Color should be a hit.

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  7. I think it's a terrific idea for manufacturers to work together like this. It's a great resource for designers as well as for regular folk. I say anyhow.

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  8. Paul, as a 'regular folk' I agree with your comment to Raina. :)
    -Brenda-

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