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Latex or Oil? How to check before painting.

If you’ve purchased a piece of antique furniture or live in an older home, it is possible that the furniture or some of the wood surfaces in your home were painted with oil-based paint. Be sure to inspect your doors, cabinets, molding, trim, or any other woodwork done in your home. Though most paints used… View Article

How to find the right white

How to find the right white for your walls When it comes to showcasing her artwork, homeowner Maria knew that her walls had to be white. She made the same choice in her previous homes, but this time around, she wanted to be sure that she chose the right tone: one that was inviting and… View Article

How to Sell Your Home with Colour

Selling your home can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience. That’s why we want to help you with one of the biggest aspects of getting your space ready for the market: colour. To get a professional’s opinion on the matter, we spoke to Realtor Daniela Tofano, who’s been in the real estate business for almost a… View Article

#Nixplore Orange

Nixplore Blog: How To Use Orange in Design The final week of Nix Color Column is coming to and end… Earlier this week we took a look at what orange represents, orange on the visible spectrum of light and how it affects human vision, the most popular shades of orange throughout history, and trending shades… View Article

Color Column: Orange

The colour of adventure and social communication. What does orange represent? Orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. It is associated with joy, sunshine, and the tropics. Orange represents enthusiasm, fascination, happiness, creativity, determination, attraction, success, encouragement, and stimulation. Studies show that the orange colour can create physical effects such as increased hunger,… View Article

#Nixplore Red

Nixplore Blog: How To Use Red in Design Week Eleven of Nix Color Column: Red is coming to an end… Earlier this week we took a look at what red represents, red in optics and colour science, the most popular shades of red throughout history, and trending shades of red today. (Read more). In this #Nixplore… View Article

Color Column: Red

What does red represent? The colour red is an intense colour that is packed with emotion ranging from passionate, intense love to anger and violence. Studies show that the colour red can create physical effects such as elevated blood pressure, enhanced libido, increased respiratory rates, enhanced metabolism, increased enthusiasm, higher levels of energy, and increased confidence…. View Article

#Nixplore Pink

Nixplore Blog: How To Use Pink in Design Week Ten of Nix Color Column: Pink is coming to an end… Earlier this week we took a look at what pink represents, pink in optics and colour science, and the most popular shades of pink throughout history (Read more). In this #Nixplore pink blog we will… View Article

Color Column: Pink

What does pink represent? The colour pink is the colour of universal love of oneself and of others. Pink represents friendship, affection, harmony, inner peace, compassion, nurturing and approachability. Both red and pink represent love. The colour red represents heat and passion, while the colour pink represents romance and charm. Pink is made up from a combination of red… View Article