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.
Print contributing editor Jude Stewart decodes the meanings of the pattern designs sauntering down runways during Fashion Week.
A wunderkammer of recent finds to delight color fans, from online games to infographics to tantalizing color science.
Part 2 in a series on color as data, from infographics to other coolly abstracted uses.