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5 04, 2013

When reinventing your environment, color can make all the difference

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From Duarte: The power of color can be witnessed in the way we respond to it. Often, we approach choosing color for our environment in the same way we approach choosing a significant other. We are naturally drawn to specific “characteristics” of colors; we form strong bonds; we have definitive dislikes; we even fall in love. · Go to When reinventing your environment, color can make all the difference →

4 01, 2013

The magical tech behind paper for iPad’s color-mixing perfection

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From Fast Company: In the new version of Paper released last week, you mix colors with your fingers, like it's paint–only somehow more beautiful. This one magical feature burned a year of development time, resurrected the work of two dead German scientists, and got Apple's attention. · Go to The magical tech behind paper for iPad’s color-mixing perfection →

9 09, 2010

Pantone fashion color report Spring 2011

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Citing exotic destinations like Africa, India, Peru and Turkey as inspiration for spring 2011, designers continue to satisfy consumers' need to escape everyday challenges with intriguing color combinations that transport them to foreign lands.

“The colors designers have chosen for the spring season present an interesting marriage of unexpected warm and cool tones,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “By cleverly combining complementary colors, those that are opposites on the color wheel, they have created a striking intensity in the palette. These unique color combinations make it possible for consumers to pair existing pieces in colors traditionally associated with fall, with new favorites to punch up springtime wardrobes.” · Go to Pantone fashion color report Spring 2011 →

4 09, 2010

Changing colors: The history of burnt orange and white

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From University of Texas: Watch Jim Nicar, director of the UT Heritage Society, recount how the University chose burnt orange and white as its colors. For some years, different teams tried various iterations — including bright orange, maroon and blue — before finally putting the matter to a vote. · Go to Changing colors: The history of burnt orange and white →

29 08, 2010

Don't forget about color

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From Seth Godin: Imagine how much easier it would be to find out where you were going if every sign with the word TAXI on it had it in yellow instead of white. Once you knew the color of where you were going, you'd just naturally scan for it. · Go to Don’t forget about color →

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