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India: “Here’s another extreme color combination — brown with yellow and turquiose,” says van Eijk. “Over there it’s just perfect and I think it’s beautiful, but in the Western world we wouldn’t use that combination.” Van Bleiswijk: “The wear of the color gives it an extra layered effect. Without that it wouldn’t be as nice.” Van Eijk: “They put layers and layers on top of each other, even on the woodwork.” Van Bleiswijk: “They don’t feel like sanding it down, so they keep on putting the layers on, even though it’s not really working.” Van Eijk: “It’s an interesting effect; at some point we might use it for something.”