Capitalization: Color names I

January 25, 2007: Issue 174

Capitalize color names that are specific to a manufacturer:
She used Spongy Moss beneath the chair rail and Hazy Sky above.

In most cases, lowercase generic color names:
Available finishes include ivory, gray, and glossy black.

When a listing is mixed, capitalize all the color names—even generic ones:
The stove is available in Fresh Pesto, Peach Salsa, Sea Salt, and Black.

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