Imagine if digital and analog color could be simply, objectively interchanged. No matching samples, no worrying over the altering effects of ambient light, screens or perception. This is what George Yu set out to provide with NODE+chroma.
Pattern Observer Michelle Fifis talks about 3 emerging pattern trends that she gleaned from Indigo New York and Printsource New York — leading print shows.
Architectural icons, such as The Empire State Building and Eiffel Tower, make up the famous skylines that we've come to love. Artist Yoni Alter brings these icons to scale through art.
When color and music intersect, there's a rainbow of possibilities, like in this They Might Be Giants ROY G BIV tune, and more.
I can't say I think of Planters' Mr. Peanut as a source of historical data, but this colorful little "Paint Book" from 1935 would seem to indicate otherwise.
Does anybody do color separations the old fashioned way with four or more plates, and therefore, four or more separate color proofs? I haven't seen color "progs" in ages, until the other day in Rome, under my nose, there these were.
Paul Rand did not promote himself, but various companies used Paul Rand to promote them. Check out this ad from 1955 involving Du Pont and Mohawk.
In 1936, the former speakeasy and NYC restaurant-club, Jack & Charlie's "21" (what we now know as The 21 Club) published, "The Iron Gate" as a self-promotional tool.
Designers! (And here we all picture the stern elegance of Project Runway’s Tim Gunn, locking his gaze with our over trim, gold-rimmed glasses.) If you haven’t already registered for HOW Design Live 2013, you’ve got just about a month left to rectify this grievous oversight. In today’s post, I give you 5 sure-fire reasons...
Read Paul Ford’s Interaction column, Filtering Photography, from the new June issue of Print below. Pick up your copy of the The Color Issue today to discover even more about color. Imagine how expressive everyday images could be if we better understood the color wheel and relied less on stock filters to add meaning to...