Trine: Actually, Dusty Green turned out to be one of the most challenging shades to work with. We would get the samples back from our supplier and they were great, but not quite there. With just a tad too much yellow it simply isn’t as sophisticated. It becomes a different reference altogether. We’re talking minute details, but these are the ones that make it all worthwhile – it’s what makes it not indifferent. If it's not just right, what’s the point of using it?
It’s all so unconscious. You do not have to be a color expert to see the difference. Even if the everyman won’t be able to put words to exactly what is wrong with it, they would be able to point out which one feels right.
The black is really more of an Anthracite, with a dustier, warmer feel. The wood fibers in the new material create a stronger, more definite sense of depth. This grain captures the light, accentuating the deep curves of the shell.
Silke: Meanwhile, the Ochre is a result of extensive testing just to nail the right shade – not too warm, not too cold. It ended up on the cooler side, with quite a bit of blue in it.
Ochre should be able to stand on its own, it can be a bold color, while it also easily works with the oak base of the chair. Put it next to a cognac-colored sofa and it sits really well next to it, becoming part of a universe it was kind of not intended for – it starts to mimic nature.