Sunday November 29, 2020

A welcome splash of Caribbean colour

When Gretchen Schauffler moved from her native Puerto Rico to Oregon in the early 1980s, the artist turned colour consultant initially found herself overwhelmed by the grey days and hazy nights.

26th March, 2005

When Gretchen Schauffler moved from her native Puerto Rico to Oregon in the early 1980s, the artist turned colour consultant initially found herself overwhelmed by the grey days and hazy nights.

Keen to make the best of the situation, she sought solace by seeking to surround herself with comforting and invigorating colours on the walls of her home.

But when Schauffler experimented with various brands of paint, she found that the colour spectrums offered in...

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