Rachel Olson offers this brief history of the color wheel in one of HOWU's newest courses: Color Theory for Designers. Gain a better understanding of color…
In celebration of the luckiest holiday of the year, explore award-winning designs that leverage the color green in branding, packaging, publications and more.
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 unique 1928 volume Talens, which is a textbook on making decorative design for fabric, textiles was illustrated by J. Van Lerven from the school of Art and Design in Arnhem and text by C. Vakahuizen Van Den Brink from Utrecht.
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.
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 part 2 of her guide to color matching systems, Nancy Sharon Collins outlines best practices for using color in design.
In the season of eating down a supply of hard-boiled Easter eggs, the author defends the beauty of imperfectly - even haphazardly - dyed eggs.
Looking for design inspiration? It all starts with color! Check out these awesome online tools for creating the best color palettes.
Some colors yield their symbolism origins easily. Others, like burgundy, do not.