A Q&A with fiction writer Alice Mattison explores creativity, inspiration, discipline, the writing and making life, and more.
Some colors yield their symbolism origins easily. Others, like burgundy, do not.
From Chantry to Bierut to Eames to Sutnar to Kidd to Dwiggins, here are 25 of our favorite design books of the year.
Jude Stewarts new book Patternalia takes a whimsical and charming look at the history of patterns.
Print contributing editor Jude Stewart decodes the meanings of the pattern designs sauntering down runways during Fashion Week.
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.
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?
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.