We review Chromaphilia: The Story of Color in Art by Stella Paul, which reprises how color informs artist practices, materials, theory, culture and more.
This post examines Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery, as design prompt, as emergent color trend, and symbolic of our collective mood right now.
A Q&A with fiction writer Alice Mattison explores creativity, inspiration, discipline, the writing and making life, and more.
Let us start by acknowledging three universal facts. First: stock photography sites are packed, in surprisingly equal measures, with both great and terrible images. Second: something about the truly terrible images—as opposed to the merely uninspired ones—can be thunderously beautiful. Third: The two previous statements form an interesting tension worthy of examination. Why are...
Yellow book covers are huge again, say the pundits. Why and how - and where's a color fan to locate the sunniest designs out there? Here's your guide.
In the season of eating down a supply of hard-boiled Easter eggs, the author defends the beauty of imperfectly - even haphazardly - dyed eggs.
Some colors yield their symbolism origins easily. Others, like burgundy, do not.
Revealing—and analyzing—Pantone's 2016 Color of the Year selection.
Freelancer worker bees, welcome to your newest procrastination: the new web series HOME/OFFICE explores the follies and triumphs of working three feet from your bed.
Jude Stewarts new book Patternalia takes a whimsical and charming look at the history of patterns.