80% Green Glow
(NCSS 2005-G50Y)

15% Wheat Field
(NCS S 1030-Y10R)

5% Medieval Moon
(NCS S 3020-R10B)   

 

Tropical

The Durban Art Deco Society has formulated a number of 'Tropical Deco' colour schemes that are sympathetic to the era but also have contemporary sensibilities. Below are colour schemes that will give your building an authentic look.

These palettes are intended to be a guide to the proportions of base colour, contrast colour and highlight colour required to create an authentic ART DECO colour rendering.

80% Fresh Cream
(NCSS 0505-Y20R)

15% Sunburst Yellow
(NCS S 1060-Y20R)

5% Calabash
(NCS S 6030-Y10R)

Kent Hotel

This scheme was inspired by the Kent Hotel on South Beach, Miami. The hotel has gone through many colour transformations but this one is our favourite scheme.

80% Oxide Red Light
(NCS S 1015-R10B)

10% Geisha Pink
(NCS S 1010-R70B)

5% Hibiscus
(NCS S 3040-Y90R)

5% Plumbago
(NCS S ?)

Canso

The Durban Art Deco Society has formulated a number of 'Tropical Deco' colour schemes that are sympathetic to the era but also have contemporary sensibilities. Below are colour schemes that will give your building an authentic look.

These palettes are intended to be a guide to the proportions of base colour, contrast colour and highlight colour required to create an authentic ART DECO colour rendering.