Admiral: Bright, sophisticated cobalt.
Alizarin: Crimson, a cooler and less impulsive red than Firebrush.
Arabesque: A sophisticated greyed mauve of middle value.
Aurora: The spearmint green of Grandma’s jadeite kitchenware.
Burnished: Sophisticated olive-brown, like a new pair of Italian leather shoes.
Butte: A foxy rust hue like iron-rich soils — leans redder in Peerie and more orange in Arbor.
Butternut: The rich roasted orange of fall squashes and gourds.
Calluna: Antiqued purple, like faded floral paintings.
Carob: Velvety taupe with both warm and cool pigments. Brighter in Peerie, muted in Arbor.
Cassis: The cheery maroon of raspberry-stained fingers.
Cobbler: A jammy reddish purple like blackberry pie.
Cortado: Creamy espresso, as warm as Carob but lighter in hue.
Driftwood: Pale, weathered beige grey. Distinctly warm.
Firebrush: Intense, vibrant primary red.
Fleet: Classic pea-coat navy. Darker in Peerie than it is in Arbor.
Gale: Light grey with a tinge of lichen green, like French clay.
Gingersnap: A spicy reddish-brown akin to its biscuit namesake.
Hammock: Natural sheep’s white, warm and creamy.
Henge: The silvered grey of ancient hewn stone.
Hickory: The familiar brown of well-worn, chestnut-stained floorboards.
Humpback: A complex dark grey faintly warmed with brown.
Kettle: Labrador black, pure and basic.
Klimt: The rich ochre gold of willow leaves in autumn. Inspired by the paintings of Gustav Klimt’s “golden phase.”
Loam: The lively, rich brown of drinking chocolate.
Lovat: The muted blue-green of an old Scottish tweed suit.
Marigolds: Pollen-dusted, golden yellow.
Mesa: The rosy pink of unfired terra cotta.
Morel: Mushroom grey-beige warmed with a touch of pink.
Muslin: The tawny white of freshly churned buttermilk.
Nocturne: A sophisticated greyed mauve of middle value.
Nori: Warm, fathomless, seaweed green.
Norway: Sea ice. This palest blue is shaded with a wash of grey.
Palazzo: Rich cordovan burgundy.
Parchment: Dreamy, pensive, steel blue.
Patina: The worn copper of aged metalwork.
Peony: Ballet slipper pink.
Porter: Faded black denim, a lived-in alternative to true black.
Rainier: A glacial, shaded, serene blue, named for Washington’s tallest peak.
Seaglass: Pale mint, ocean tumbled flotsam.
Thaw: Cool, silvery white.
Tincture: Grassy olive oil, greener and more vivid than Klimt.
Treehouse: A saturated spruce green that leans toward teal.
Vintner: The deep and lingering red of an Oregon pinot noir swirled in the glass.
Wreath: A glossy emerald green like ivy leaves.