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Consumer Reports: Find the Right Exterior Paint Color for Your House

When this long-time color expert pulled up to the house after one coat had been applied, she was shocked. “It had too much red in it and was too strong, so I called the painter and we came up with a solution,” says Harrington.

Bloomberg: Peacocking' Men May Boost Pink iPhone Sales as the Hue Fades With Women

"And anyway, men are leaning in more to pink. According to the Color Association of the United States, four different pink colors will become popular over the next four seasons, while only one will wax transcendent for women. Leslie Harrington, executive director of the 100-year-old group, says men's color preferences show pink hues trending for this fall into next summer, even as women shift toward more muted tones, she says."

The Huffington Post: Orange Workout Gear That’ll Legitimately Up Your Gym Game

“Orange is said to stimulate enthusiasm and creativity... [and] symbolizes vitality and endurance.” Leslie Harrington, executive director of the Color Association of The United States, agrees, stating that “orange is much more of a casual, active color — it’s big in active wear.”

Chicago Tribune: How to incorporate color into your home's decor

"We have lots more colors to choose from and colors in products that didn't used to offer color choices, like electronics," said Leslie Harrington, executive director of the New York-based Color Association of the United States. The result is a color explosion that gives us "a whole new level of indecision," she said. "So we need guides and curators."

INC: C is Not for Courage: What's Wrong With the New iPhone's Colors

"My first instinct was that I was not really excited or blown away or surprised," Harrington says. "The C doesn’t stand for courageous. It’s essentially red, yellow, green, blue. There’s nothing really interesting or different. You have to wonder whether or not there was a missed opportunity to strengthen their color leadership, which I think over the years they’ve started to lose."

How can colors affect my mood?

Yellow is associated with the sun and positive energy. In this video, Dr. Oz and Leslie Harrington, from the Color Association of the U.S., explains the biological reaction to yellow and how you can incorporate it into your life.

Consumer Reports: How to choose the best interior paint

 “More people are using the same color for walls and trim, without much contrast in sheen,” says Leslie Harrington, a color expert. “This creates a clean line and redirects your eye to other things in the room—the furniture, art.” 

Footwear News: How Color Trends Happen

Today, color direction comes from a wide range of sources, said CAUS executive director Leslie Harrington. “A number of years ago, we started to see home materials and finishes show up in fashion,” she said, noting how she once found a shower curtain on a shopping trip that matched the fabric of the dress she was wearing. “It’s an example of how the lines are blurring between [industries].”

7 Color Trends at Home

Whether it was a soft mellow neutralized yellow reminiscent of wheat or a clean, clear aqua that recalled the Kingfisher bird, this year’s most popular color trends found their way into nearly every room of the house. At Kelly-Moore’s new San Francisco Design Center showroom, Leslie Harrington, Executive Director of The Color Association of the United States (CAUS), showed the different ways top designers incorporated these seven color trends into their interiors.

How to Pick The Right White Paint

“Stick the paint chips on the wall and look at them for a few days. Live with them, and then move them to another wall,” says Leslie Harrington, a color strategist in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. “Undertones will emerge. Eliminate ones that aren’t working.” She puts up five or six at a time, stacking them vertically near the trim of the door.

The Chicago Tribune: Shades of blue make home calm, cool, cosmopolitan

"People are looking for more security," says Leslie Harrington, director of color and design for Benjamin Moore & Co. "Blue is a color that can deliver that."

The Toronto Star: They colour your world

Harrington is credited for her early discovery and promotion of wasabi green – a colour you would have seen the last time you had sushi, and may also have spotted in workout or snowboard wear. It emerged as a popular choice at a 2000 Color Marketing Group meeting.

HGTV: How Color Plays With Your Emotionss

Ask yourself, "'How do I want to feel?'" says Leslie Harrington, an interior designer and color consultant in Greenwich, Conn. "As a designer, that's the first question I ask. Once I know that, I can start using color to support it." What color you choose to paint your kitchen, for example, should depend on the role the kitchen plays in your life.

Home Accents Today: Five color trends for the year ahead

“While there is a lot more color, they’re really concentrating on blues and reds and yellows,” said Leslie Harrington, executive director of The Color Association. “It’s almost like sophisticated primaries. By no means do these look like primaries, but they are those primary families.”

The Huffington Post: How Color Affects Our Mood

There are several reasons why colors are able to influence how we feel. “We react on multiple levels of association with colors — there are social or culture levels as well as personal relationships with particular colors,” explains Leslie Harrington, executive director of The Color Association of The United States, which forecasts color trends. “You also have an innate reaction to color. For example, when you look at red, it does increase your heart rate. It is a stimulating color. This goes back to caveman days of fire and danger and alarm.”

WebMD: Color Psychology: How to Make Your Home Feel Good

"Color is a universal, nonverbal language, and we all intuitively know how to speak it," says Leslie Harrington, a color consultant in Old Greenwich, Conn. and a noted expert on the use of color in residential and industrial decor. "What color you paint your walls isn't just a matter of aesthetics. It's a tool that can be leveraged to affect emotions and behavior."

This Old House: Making a House a Home Using Exterior Color

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PBS: The Effects of Color

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Pharmacy Today: Why is that tablet blue?

“Sophisticated brand-builders attempt to engage a consumer's senses for the strongest impact and impression about a drug's qualities,” explained Harrington, coauthor of “Color-emotion associations in the pharmaceutical industry,” the most comprehensive study ever done on medication colors.

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Colour is communication; “a universal, nonverbal language, and we all intuitively know how to speak it,” says Leslie Harrington, a noted colour expert and consultant. “What colour you paint your walls isn’t just a matter of aesthetics. It’s a tool that can be leveraged to affect emotions and behavior.”

The Post and Courier: Seeing red: Emotionally intense color has a place in any home’s decor

When our brain registers red, our senses shift into action, says color strategist Leslie Harrington, principal of Connecticut-based LH Color and an oft-quoted author and commentator on color and its power.

Color conscious: There is an art to coloring your surroundings

People are much more knowledgeable about the fact that color impacts your sense of being and well-being," said Leslie Harrington, president of Old Greenwich based LH Color, a color research and consulting firm.

Cheat Sheet: 5 Trendy Color Combos to Try

“We react on multiple levels of association with colors — there are social or culture levels as well as personal relationships with particular colors,” explains Leslie Harrington, executive director of The Color Association of The United States, 

Economy-conscious color for 2010

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Psych2go: The Color Red Triggers the Appeitite

Colors can have different associations for different people based on their own experiences and even culture. Leslie Harrington, executive director of The Color Association of The United States, says that people have an innate reaction to color. Red, for example, is a stimulating color. According to her, “this goes back to cavemen days of fire and danger and alarm.” This, however, has not been proven or researched.

Compass Magazine: Subliminal Messages: Color influences consumer choices

Color is a marketer’s first tool in communicating across all human emotions, said Leslie Harrington, executive director of The Color Association, a color forecasting firm based in New York City (USA). “Before someone experiences a product in other ways, they see it … and that’s all about color,” she said.

Kelly-Moore Paints Names "Horizon Gray" Its 2016 Color of the Year

The colors selected for the survey as the most influential colors of 2016 have been chosen to reflect the current trend shifts within home décor. Kelly-Moore Paints recruited color strategist Leslie Harrington, PhD., to create a COTY survey that would be shared among professional interior designers -- all ASID certified.

EXPRESS: The world’s UGLIEST colour has been revealed: But do YOU think it deserves the title?

The world’s UGLIEST colour has been revealed: But do YOU think it deserves the title?  She added: “Blue is also associated with trustworthiness, strength and dependability - hence, the blue power suit because it projects that image of dependability and trustworthiness.”

Intergrated Art Group: Color Psychology

“We react on multiple levels of association with colors — there are social or culture levels as well as personal relationships with particular colors,” explained Leslie Harrington, executive director of The Color Association of The United States,

Tailor Brands: Using Color in Design & Branding

Color is the first sense that gets activated upon experiencing the brand. While some may argue that shape is first, maybe it doesn’t matter if color is the first or the second sense – it still matters big time. For one, color is a non-verbal language that transcends race, culture, and more. It has strong associations, linked to emotions and attributes. Choosing the wrong color may send a message that is in opposition to the message that you mean to for your brand. Importantly, your color choice can create differentiation in your competitive landscape – or link you too closely to competitors.

Commercial Architecure: Why Color Matters

The subject of Commercial Conversation #19 is color. To talk to us about color and the role it plays in our lives and, particularly, in commercial construction, is Leslie Harrington,

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