Brighten A Corner Where You Are
On a corner near where I once lived stood a beautiful old Victorian home. Its intricate gingerbread woodwork was painted in a garish array of fuchsias, purples, pinks and more, and written in a scroll-like element above the doorway was the lovely phrase, “Brighten A Corner Where You Are”.
This ongoing series considers the many roles that color plays in our manmade environment. Color is strikingly present in our created world. It comes in a myriad of forms, resides in innumerable places and plays a multitude of roles. It attracts, it announces, it warns, it provokes, it conceals, it beautifies. But color often carries the same underlying, very human message: “Look at me!”