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Rooms with a Dash of Color Splash

October 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

White rooms are completely versatile and can either create a modern sophisticated feeling of serenity or make a fun artistic impact on the energy of a space with a splash of color. The rooms featured below provide a white canvas for an intriguing pop of colorful textiles and accessories that anchor a wall and create [...]

Using Color to Convey and Simplify Information

October 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The point of most communication is to convey meaning. When faced with trying to convey simple or organized meaning from multi dimensional or dense information color can be a great aid in helping the reading grasp significance quickly. Of course it can also be used to inflict pain in the wrong hands. In his brilliant [...]

Website Color Trends: Blue-green

October 28, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Colors that fall on the spectrum between the edge of baby blue and verdigris, including cyan, aquamarine, Bondi blue and teal, have always been a popular choice for websites. Whether used as the dominating color or just an accent this range can give websites a calming yet refreshing feel. Here are a few recent additions to this [...]

Color of the Year 2010: By The People [infographic]

October 27, 2010 by · 7 Comments 

Experts have long been trying to predict what color will be en vogue in the years to come. For big businesses, by knowing what colors the consumer will want they can create their products to match the hot new styles of tomorrow. With this line of thinking… Making thousands of purple shirts when green is [...]

Color of the Year 2010: By The People

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Experts have long been trying to predict what color will be en vogue in the years to come. For big businesses, knowing what colors the consumer will want they can create their products to match the hot new styles of tomorrow. With this line of thinking… Making thousands of purple shirts when green is the [...]

Local Color – A Fairytale Bookstore in Kansas City

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For this episode of Local Color John Jantsch interviews Pete Cowdin, one of the owners of The Reading Reptile, an award winning local children’s bookstore located in the Brookside neighborhood of Kansas City, MO In an industry that features giant superstores and margin crushing online sellers, The Reading Reptile stands out by offering an experience [...]

Autumn Foliage Color Palettes

October 25, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

A selection of fall color photos recently added to flickr. Lacey Bediz

OX’s Color Coordinated Street Art

October 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fellow lover of life and color passed along the link to the work of French artist OX who lends their exceptional color sense to adbusting and billboard takeovers. We can all agree (maybe) that advertisements are a visual intrusion; an abrupt, unwanted diversion from our otherwise cohesive cityscapes. I think it is clear that OX goes beyond just [...]

Eclectic Color Roundup: A 1 in 900 Quintillion Chance of Seeing these Colors Together

October 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We’re going to outer space with NASA and Etsy as they team up for a craft / design contest; the winner will get a $500 worth of Etsy delights, a good seat at the next Space Shuttle launch, and they might even put your work into orbit. We witness three distinctly colored lobsters at The [...]

Eclectic Color Roundup: What’s the Color of Love?

October 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Web What’s The Color of Love? The idea is very simple and it started from a study of color perception that I began at university: to create a gigantic moisaic of color and meanings about love. What is the color of love? Why love has this color? Why did you choose this color? It’s your answer [...]

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