Ever wondered how Yolo makes those fantastic and green poster-size color samples? They're painted by hand in Portland, Oregon. We got a tour of the Yolo offices last week...
Color family cards are laid out and painted en masse.
Each card is carefully painted by hand with actual paint.
The poster-size color samples are painted with a roller in a long strip. When dry, the strip is cut into individual samples.
The individual samples are stacked on Metrowire carts and rolled into tubes.
Yolo has a resident chemist responsible for the formulation of their paint.
Kraft paper used when making the color family cards is framed and displayed as art.
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