Le Corbusier designed two color collections for the Salubra wallpaper company: the “Clavier de couleurs” of , with 43 colors,and the collection, with. Le Corbusier – Polychromie architecturale (German, English and French Edition) [ Arthur Rüegg] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Polychromie Architecturale: Le Corbusiers Farbenklaviaturen Von Und / Le Corbusier’s Color Keyboards from and / Les Claviers de de.

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The samples have been printed as actual wallpaper and smell as such. They have been manufactured to best preserve the nuances of the original colors, and are therefore usable as a real tool by architects; one can cut up the swatches and carry them to a worksite” — Architecture d’aujourd’hui.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? When at the height of his creative output, Le Corbusier was asked by the renowned wallpaper manufacturer Salbura to design a palette for a Le Corbuiser color collection.

In fact, he designed two: Now available in a revised edition, this exquisite three-volume boxed set contains chromatically perfect samples of the wallpapers, color illustrations, sketches, and slide bands, all produced by a high-quality printing process, and then assembled and bound by hand. This extraordinary adventure into color and the creative vision of modernism’s greatest architect includes texts by Le Corbusier and a scholarly introduction by editor Arthur R egg.

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Please try again later. Arch history majors should be excited. The rest of us can is this to justify or especial Color choices. The Color Keyboards of Le Corbusier are a work of genius by one of the masters of Modern architecture. This is a fantastic reprint of his and color chords that Le Corbusier created for the Swiss company Salubra. This is the second reprint and Ruegg was certain to get the colors as close as possible to the originals the first reprint was a bit “off” in it’s colors.

What makes this work so pertinent and important is this is an incredible tool for putting colors together that make our homes offices, schools, shops, workplaces, etc look absolutely fantastic.

By using the color keyboards and the cutout viewers supplied by Le Corbusier you have a new world of colors opened up to you – colors combinations most people would never have thought of. Le Corbusier supples palletes of blues for Space, blues for the Sea, tans for the Beach or Desert, greens for the country, Browns for the Forest, two palletes for Masonry and several others.

Wherever you plan to build there is a pallete of colors that will compliment your site. This gives you the main body of the house color and two secondary colors to choose from. Along with these primary and secondary colors you now have a wide choice of trim colors that come into selection using the cutout viewers. You may now choose one, two, or three trim colors depending on the viewer you use and how large and complex you want your color “chord” to be.

Once you sit poolychromie with the color chords and begin playing with them it will soon become obvious just what a genius Le Corbusier was.


His choice of color chords is incredible in its ability to make architectural features seem very human and personal and alive all at the same time. L inventor of the Modulator thought of architecture on very human terms. Once you have picked your color chord you have full sheets of each color you’ve chosen supplied in a second book to take to your paint store for them to make exact duplications.

Choose what architectural features you want painted what color and off you go. The results are absolutely incredible. This is the book that Eichler used to pick colors that made his neighborhoods “fit together” as an organic whole. This book is well worth the price if you want to make your home stand out as unique, beautiful and fully human. Pages with related products. See and discover other items: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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