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Some colors yield their symbolism origins easily. Others, like burgundy, do not.
Revealing—and analyzing—Pantone's 2016 Color of the Year selection.
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.
An excerpt from the HOW Design University course "Color Theory in Graphic Design." Read a quick refresher on color theory.
Brendan Murphy of Lippincott explores the changing role of color in modern branding.
As a subject, color is emotional, turbulent, “hot.” (Don’t believe me? Two posts’ worth of hotheaded quotes by famous people about color should help you revise your opinion in a hurry.) That’s why – paradoxically – it thrills me to consider the flipside of color: its coolly abstracted life as a mere data-point. In...
This post explores the many contradictory meanings of the color green, from poison to nature, from luck to its opposite.
Jude Stewart offers a reassessment of the color beige. Is it still the modernist color of evil, or does it convey something else?