The Colors of Fallingwater

September 28, 2021 12:00 pm

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Join color consultant Dee Schlotter for an in-depth discussion on how and why Frank Lloyd Wright selected the colors and materials for Fallingwater. You will learn how every specification for the house came from a source of inspiration with nature being the main muse, how engaging the senses influenced every aspect of the design, and how the materials selected continue to inspire architectural spaces. Retired from PPG after 29 rewarding years, Schlotter will also discuss her involvement in the creation of PPG’s Voice of Color palette inspired by Fallingwater.

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Dee Schlotter

Dee Schlotter, recently retired after 29 years with PPG, has her own consulting business in color, marketing and biophilic design for the architectural segment. At PPG, Dee worked in technical service and product marketing bringing zero-VOC, environmentally-preferred products to market. Her longest, most-loved career span with PPG was in Color. Dee initiated the global color workshop to identify color trends across architectural, automotive, and consumer products. The forecasting research resulted in thorough color directions for architects, designers, builders and makers in the hospitality, office, health care, education and residential markets. Dee was PPG’s media spokesperson for more than 12 years with hundreds of press hits each year. She brings that experience to her own consulting company in addition to expanding her color and design knowledge with International Well Building Institute and Living Futures certifications in biophilic and wellness.