Why are tangents so appealing? Jude Stewart takes us on the first part of closer examination of the symbolism of animals, focusing on honeycombs and the symbolism of bees.
Part 2 in Jude Stewart's series documenting strongly opinionated quotes about color from designers, artists, politicians and scientists.
Here, Jude Stewart recaps some of her favorite strongly worded quotes about color, from artists, thinkers, designers, scientists and others.
Two teams of biologists plus an African folk tale tackle the question: Where do zebra stripes come from?
Jude Stewart uncovers one charming answer to the age-old query about how barber's shops earned their stripes.
Jude Stewart recaps color and fashion trends for spring 2014—from chilly pastels to graphic B&W and Radiant Orchid, Pantone's Color of the Year.
Jude Stewart explores the unlikely origins of popular pattern names, from Tattersall to keffiyeh to the Plimsoll mark.
This post tours the dizzying patterns of the Alhambra in Granada, Spain—a visual feast perhaps best approached in imagination.
A Q&A with Swedish illustrator Lotta Kühlhorn about pattern design, pattern-making and seeing the world through a patterned lens.
The patterns, colors and designs of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi are unapologetic, from the logo to national teams' uniforms. Jude Stewart explores.