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...
Jude Stewart offers a reassessment of the color beige. Is it still the modernist color of evil, or does it convey something else?
Drumroll, please: Pantone 2015 Color of the Year has been announced! Read what Leatrice Eiseman and Jude Stewart have to say about Marsala and the thinking behind the choice.
Jude Stewart’s Beyond the Color Chart Bootcamp will teach you to wield color—including the color green, as detailed below—more intelligently in your graphic design practice. Register for this online course here. Welcome to part 2 in my mini-series on the new book GREEN: The History of a Color by French art historian Michel Pastoureau....
The color green is fickle, mutable, variously the color of love, youth, irresponsibility, but also madness, debauchery, and the underworld. Jude Stewart explores its history.
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.
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.
The patterns, colors and designs of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi are unapologetic, from the logo to national teams' uniforms. Jude Stewart explores.
In winter, you can contemplate infinite variations of a single hue: All the shades inherent in white, gray, blue, how each edges into the next. The light enters the sky at a wholly different angle, producing unusual shadows, always racing towards dusk. I swear winter changes the timbre of sounds: on a frigid cold...