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From the February issue: Front door color communication

Pale pink, subtle blue or blazing orange—every color communicates a different message, especially through the first impression cast by a home’s front door. A classic characteristic of American culture, the color of a front door serves as an emotional primer for guests and passersby, as well as alluding to the times to be had within. Whether you prefer the patriotism of a vivacious red or the brightness of a buoyant yellow, St. Francisville designer and color expert Ellen Kennon explains the emotional effects colors can have on us, encouraging us to dig a little deeper when choosing the perfect shade and hue for our front door.

To read the full story, click here. Or check it out in the February issue of inRegister, on newsstands now.

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