A few things you need to know about the color red: In Chinese culture, it’s believed painting your front door red will bring abundance, opportunities and happiness. In colonial America, a red door was a symbol of a safe haven. More recently, it has interior designers on every coast using it to brighten up powder rooms to kitchens.

Last year, Ball State University tapped Whetstone & Associates to update Bracken House. The space needed to keep in tradition with the style of the home, as well as reflect BSU’s personality – high energy and cutting edge. But most importantly, it needed to reflect the school’s primary color – red.


Want to know more? A few articles on the historic renovation: Inside Indiana Business, The Star Press, and three Ball State University news articles here, here and here.

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