An infinite black flecked with gold and white, with the light reflecting off the stars just so, leaving them blazing. Does the atmosphere it creates limit us, or trigger our deeply- ingrained curiosity?
Classic: it isn’t a word to be taken lightly. A classic stands out in a crowd simply by being present. It is superlative in its field. It sets a standard, so that no matter how many options are presented, one can’t help but look back each time and salute The Classic.
Absolute blackness is a canvas, stretching out into an unimaginable expanse. Every sense is heightened in its presence, tilting the mind into previously unachieved arenas. Despite filling a space so completely, it pushes us to conjure up something new when we stand before it.
Warm browns pattern in sync; the cork-like texture they create adds to the feeling of cosy pleasantness that is so characteristic of the colours.
Study the flecks of white strewn casually against the black. Infused with activated carbon, this wonderful black sprinkles a hint of a promise of something exciting to come wherever it is used.
Each lighter strand webbing across the surface essentially exudes charisma. The combination enhances the ambience of elegance black tends to bring about.
Wisps of cloud drift across an inky sky, like ash on soot, grey on black. They lighten the depth visually, but lend a feeling of weight to the expanse.
The iridescent gleam of Emerald pearl has a tantalising effect. Its beauty lies in its variance, with even a tiny shift in perspective highlighting a previously unnoticed part of the stone. You never know what you’ll find in a seemingly unremarkable rock.
It is a union of natural beauty, discovered and honed, with the love and labour of craftsmanship. The pearly blue gleams with every shift in the light, showcasing its allure in every angle.
Blues in the night
some emotions take time to be expressed, come back to us to see what we come up with.
The colours alone are enough to take one back to the experience of fiery spice. Through sight alone our minds are able to identify with the distinctive aroma of chillis, the taste of black pepper as it accentuates your food, and the satisfaction of a meal well-seasoned.
A rich and robust colour is interspersed with reflected light. The strong, bold image it conjures up echoes with intensity and timelessness.
A maze of ridges and furrows spreads across a gnarled tree, each crevice unique. The smooth flow, with the lines melding seamlessly with one another, lends an overall softness.
Dense clusters of wild grasses canvas the ground, waiting to be immortalized in picture. A bird’s eye view of the earth radically alters our perspective on things we feel we’ve known all our lives.
Subtle, strong, stunning. Brown and black striped against the dusky blue, the muted colours camouflaging the vitality of the colour itself.
Place yourself in a forest, facing an old tree, undisturbed for the most part. A bleached grey-and-white surface spreads across the wood, lichen grows so smoothly on the tree that it almost seems as though coming together was always part of the plan.
New Golden King
Dramatic black and charcoal courses through a superb gold, lending it weight and grandeur. The darker colours temper a bright and warm landscape, reminding us that the best of all things are made up of both light and dark.
New River White
Grey snow covers the ground in the dead of winter, with only the hardiest life left to peep out from beneath the blanket. Their colour blooms, like roses, against the powdery tarp. It expands the horizons like no other combination of colours can.
An interesting tapestry is created by the mixing of light and dark. Touches of red add a spot of colour. The woody impressions tilt the subconscious towards a cool, shaded grove with fresh scents.
Gravel is so ubiquitous; we don’t really stop to think about it. Take a handful and hold it close for a more attentive look. An array of earthy golds and shaded blacks dapple together. The rough gravel - hard beneath the feet, yet yielding – casts muted highlights upon itself.
Nothing captures understated grandeur quite like black, particularly a black so splendid you can’t your eyes off it. No matter where you come upon it, what light glances off its smooth surface, or what your mind is occupied with at the time, premium black is a reason to pause and savor the elegance it exudes.
A riot of robust reds speckled with black captures the autumn mood perfectly.
Rocky rivers of grey flow across a rough surface of pinkish-brown. The sombre colours are reminiscent of a vast plain, with the winds whistling across it with abandon.
Foam glistens in the moonlight against a dark ocean, born with every cascading crash of the waves. The image of those great walls of water rising and falling is one of sheer power. We’re so fascinated by it, fueled simultaneously by great curiosity and endless awe, that for centuries before and centuries to come, the luxurious tones of the ocean at night will forever hold a place in our imaginations.
Drops of water spattered across a surface brings out the richness of a colour like nothing else. It’s almost as though the liquid saturates it, opening our eyes to whole much deeper spectrum in a blink.
Ice forms on the surface of an ocean, stark in the moonlight against charcoal waters. It drifts; it stands still, it grows, it diminishes.the ice characterises the waters by providing a backbone for life to thrive.
The rough texture of warm sand, the glint of gold mixed in with the endless grains, the humbling calm of knowing that you are at the edge of the world –the identity of an ever-yet-never changing piece of the earth has been captured so perfectly in a single piece of stone.
Where does your mind take you to, when asked to think about a cliff? Do you stand on the edge to look down, or are you at the bottom, trying to see the peaks? Sheer walls of black and reddish-brown tower over the landscape, basking in their own majesty. The dark ambers gleam elusively from the surrounding black, visible, but ready to leap back into shadow.
Warm, nourishing, organic. A soft layer of rich topsoil gently sets life softly back into the earth holds within itself a heady cocktail that urges growth. Everything about the earthy tones indicates vitality.
A forest wrapped in snow becomes a place of myth and fantasy. Sunlight glares off fresh snow, blanketing the naked trees and leaving only spots of black visible between the white. It is a stark landscape that truly requires no further embellishment to bring out its charm.