Paint Maker Katrin Trautwein

I’m a Professional Dilettante

Katrin Trautwein by Aaron Salcido copy

Katrin Trautwein is the founder of kt.COLOR, a Swiss manufacturer of handcrafted paint colors sourced from around the world. She is also the author of 128 Colors and Black. Before participating in the Zócalo/Getty “Open Art” event “What Does Blackness Mean?”, she talked about the one sandwich in Switzerland that’s worth eating, the smells of a sailing trip from Sweden to Majorca, and the difference between Swiss German and plain old normal German.

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