Question: What is a Color Nerd?

Answer: A Color Nerd is a person that is passionate about color, obsessed with color+design, and is an expert at architectural color formulation.

Colorhouse Color Nerd Puji Shere in the Color Studio

Colorhouse’s Chief Color Nerd is Puji Sherer. Puji received a B.F.A. in Painting and Ceramics from Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, IN. Upon moving to Portland, OR in her early 20s, she became the first employee of Colorhouse. Since 2005, Puji has been developing new Colorhouse palettes, color trend forecasting, and collaborating with our partners to create exclusive color collections. What is Puji’s favorite part of her job? Being in the studio and dreaming up fun and colorful DIY projects for Colorhouse’s MAKE THIS series.

Lynn Morgan is Puji’s fellow Color Nerd. Lynn has a degree in interior design from Eastern Kentucky University. Working in the paint industry for 25 years, Lynn responds to all of Colorhouse Free Color Help inquiries, assists Puji with color development, and can be found in the studio painting the backdrops for our DIY projects. What is Lynn’s favorite part of her job? Helping people create a beautiful, harmonious color palette for their homes.

Here are some images of our Color Nerds in action!

Colorhouse DIY Tutorial - Make This Coral Geometric Wall Pattern Colorhouse Color Nerd Puji Sherer in the Color Studio AIR .07 Purple Bedroom DIY by Colorhouse Colorhouse and Revolution Design House collaboration - Puji and Joe Colorhouse Pink Ombre Nursery DIY paint project - girl's nursery idea