Color & Design

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Image of the Day, 10/02/2013: Alumni magazine redesign

José Reyes and his team at Metaleap Creative show the real potential of a typically restrictive design project with their major redesign of Georgia State University’s alumni magazine. Check out a sample interior here. Via SPD.

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The Science, Business and Voodoo of Color in Marketing

Color persuades—this we know for sure. So studying color in marketing, the ultimate persuasion business, seems ripe for fascinating insights. Here’s a dive into some of the latest research on the topic. I can’t think of a longer-lasting, higher-stakes design decision than choosing your logo design and palette, so colors of major web brands...

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ROY G. BIV is Finally Here!

Lovingly packaged with full-color illustrations on every page, “ROY G. BIV” is a great reference or inspiration for designers, artists and color-fans of every stripe. Take a rollicking tour through Jude Stewart's book.

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Wunderkammer of Color

I can only hope that fluttering some gorgeous color eye candy before your eyes will produce a lovely warming (or cooling) effect, depending on where you are.

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NODE+chroma: Changing the Way You Work + Design with Color

Imagine if digital and analog color could be simply, objectively interchanged. No matching samples, no worrying over the altering effects of ambient light, screens or perception. This is what George Yu set out to provide with NODE+chroma.

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Image of the Day, 08/23/13: Stout Packaging Design

Emrich Office created this packaging for a Mexican chocolate stout by Copper Kettle Brewing. It features details and illustrations that evoke Aztec and other ancient indian cultures, upon which the recipe is based. The final label was printed using copper ink. See more images here. Via Creative Roots.

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Image of the Day, 8/13/2013: Album Cover Design

Jeff Kleinsmith, art director at Sub Pop, has kept the standards for design at the label high. This artwork, created by Sara Cwynar, for Washed Out’s Paracosm is the latest to evoke the mood of the music with design. Via Sub Pop and ADC Young Guns.