After decades as a Producer in NYC, Amy Krane’s interest turned to landscape and floral design. Trained by the New York Botanical Garden, she chose nature as her medium and focused on the interplay between color, light and form. Mastering these crafts, Krane began designing gardens and supplying floral arrangements for film shoots.
Recognizing that COLOR was at the core of her connection to the botanical world, Krane redirected her focus. This led to a formalized education in the art and science of color. Trained by the IACC-NA, Amy combines the science of applied color theory with her artistic sensibility, a Degree in Business and the understanding that color has profound emotional, psychological and physiological effects on us all.
A design blogger sought by national media outlets as a color expert, Amy has been published online and in print in Elle Decor, Fine Home Building Magazine, The Times Union, The Huffington Post, Domino and Apartment Therapy, to name just a few. She offers professional color-centric insight with a fresh voice on her blog amykranecolor.com/blog. Amy is a frequent public speaker on the subject of Color in Architectural Design. She has been awarded Best of Houzz every year since 2014 and has over 10,000 saves of her work on that platform.
Consulting on color decisions for the built world, interior and exterior for both residential and commercial projects, Krane’s talent for creating environments that resonate with beauty and relevance is available to clients nationally at Amy Krane Color. She also offers home styling and decorating services. Her company collaborates with home and business owners, property managers, architects, builders and realtors, on-site and remotely.
In 2005, driven by the renovation of my family’s home and my own struggle with paint, I took a deep dive into the world of color and eventually found myself in San Diego, taking classes with the International Association of Color Consultants. Always seeking out additional learning opportunities, I travelled to Bainbridge Island, WA in 2019 to study color at the Eiseman Center for Color Information & Training with Leatrice Eiseman, arguably the most renowned authority on color in the world today.
I currently serve on the board of the Inter-Society Color Council and have played a role in the organization and planning of three international conferences for ISCC, beginning with the Munsell 2018 Centennial Conference in Boston. I have been a regular participant in Color Marketing Group forecasting events for several years.
In addition to color consulting for homeowners, home builders and manufacturers, I offer technical coaching and business support for color consultants looking to strengthen their business.
The first kitchen I ever designed won a national award from Dupont Corian Quartz back in 2005. Since then, I’ve received local awards for Interior Design, as well as the Best of Houzz for Customer Service eight years in a row. I’ve been published both locally and nationally, appeared on TV, and been interviewed for radio and podcasts.
But, the most important part of my resume is the people and the projects. I learn something everyday — whether it is about humans and how they thrive in their spaces, or some refinement of understanding about color & design. I bring my curiosity, training, knowledge and experience in the world of color & design to every home, every project, and every person I have the honor of working with.