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Why Do Schools Have To Be So Beige? Brooklyn Middle School Shows True Colors

CJ Westerberg, March 24, 2010 1:04 PM

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Previously published by The Daily Riff 3.10

We love this story.  Why do most schools look like left-over military bases?   So griege - a cross between biege and gray.

Or, just so colorless?

From Fast Company magazine, Paula Scher, from Pentagram, one of FC's Top Innovative Design Firms, takes a "biege middle school" in Brooklyn and transforms it into something vibrant . . . just like education should be.  Oh, that's right, education "should be" serious.

Check out story with mostly some great photos with link here

Makes ME happy - and you?

                                                                                                                  ---C.J.

 
  • Schools should be in smooth color, vibrant where students can feel the vibe to go there after seeing the outer part of the school. Brooklyn middle school has made that example where students could feel proud of their school. Clemency, softness in color as well as calm, excitement meant a lot for students.

  • This unique article makes me find that people have to take far more attention of themselves and each other.

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