Color911 App is Named a Top 100 New Home Product of 2013 by This Old House; The Third Annual "TOH Top 100" Reveals the Must-Have Innovations of the Year

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This Old House featured Color911 as a Must Have Innovation of the Year. Recognized for its ingenuity, originality and functionality, This Old House names Color911 as one of the Top 100 Best New Home Products for 2013.


We agree that all these new products, in ways large and small, will improve the lives of our readers.

Color911 is a unique tool for deciding on the colors in your life, or adding the finishing touches to your home. This app allows the user to create one's own colors, providing creative inspiration and ways to organize and communicate your color and design plans. User-friendly, this easy to use app provides color help at one's fingertips. Designed for anyone from artist to homeowner to design professional, Color911 encourages the user to explore the many ways of finding colors that inspire.

Color911 was named a 2013 TOH Top 100 award winner by This Old House. The third annual The TOH Top 100 features the 100 best new home products of 2013. The editors spent months testing to find the most unique, helpful, and coolest home products in seven categories: Kitchen, Bath, Tools, Building Products, Outdoor Living, Home Tech, and Finishing Touches. The Color911 app was considered a most useful product in its Finishing Touches category.

“The 2013 This Old House Top 100 is full of products that showcase ingenuity, demonstrate originality, wow us with their functionality, and of course, mark breakthroughs in their categories,” says This Old House Editor Scott Omelianuk.

Mr. Omelianuk added, “We agree that all these new products, in ways large and small, will improve the lives of our readers.”

Considered by This Old House to be a must-have product, Color911 is considered a priceless design tool. It provides the user with several features that are versatile and easily adaptable. The user can create their own colors, organize them into palettes and folders and share via social media.

Color911 also provides a feature allowing users to capture the colors that inspire them from any image. Exclusive to Color911, this feature enables the user to photograph a product, retrieve colors of their choosing, organize, save and share or email them with the help of visual aids.

Color911 also provides color themes for inspiration for the homeowner or design professional. This app is feature rich, motivating the creativity of the user as well as providing extensive inspiration.

“With a desperate need for color direction from anyone who makes color and design decisions, Color911 makes the process from inspiration to adding the finishing touches, stress free and rewarding,” says Amy Wax, who created the Color911 app.

A complete list of the “TOH Top 100” can be found in the November/December issue of This Old House and online at

About This Old House
This Old House Ventures Inc. is America’s premier home enthusiast brand, netting 50 million multi-media impressions each month through its award-winning television, print, and web properties. The leading consumer publication for home how-to and inspiration, the award-winning This Old House magazine currently has a circulation of 950,000 and reaches an audience of almost six million. This Old House is available on tablets and is published by the Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, a division of Time Inc., the largest magazine media company in the U.S.

About Amy Wax & Color911
Amy Wax, owner of Your Color Source Studios, Inc. has been a successful color consultant that has been nationally recognized for her expertise. Author of 2 best selling books titled Can’t Fail Color Schemes published by Creative Homeowner she received numerous awards on her work including Book of the Year and Independent Publishers Award Gold Medal Winner. She is a past President of the International Association of Color Consultants of North America. Ms. Wax is also the first color consultant to be awarded the HUE award from Benjamin Moore where she was awarded for her ‘immense talent and vision in the world of color’. Amy created the Color911 app, which is being credited as the best app of its kind and a must have for people that enjoy the use of color as much as she does! For more information, please visit:

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