When things do not have a use anymore I just paint them white like if by removing their color they became invisible, but the objects are creating their own stories anyways.
The form is so strong that even if I remove their colors they still have an identity.
In this study “Siple, P. & Springer, R.M. Perception & Psychophysics (1983) 34: 363. https://doi.org/10.3758/BF03203049”, change in context produced no change in accuracy, suggesting that access to memory for object color is independent of shape and texture information. Color seems to be an independently accessible feature of memory representation rather than an integral part of a prototypic representation.