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08 Jun

Colors of UNESCO nature sites

Irma Boom has made a series of color palettes of 80 UNESCO nature sites around the world, and compiled the palettes into a beautiful publication called 'Color-Based on Nature', in coorperation with Thomas Eyck. It emulates a color sample book in that it not only shows a wide variety of palettes but also includes strips that can be torn out. She's taken a line of pixels from a picture, and strected them out, essentially giving you a strechted ultra zoom of the world heritage site. 

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These have been made into wallpaper series consisting of 7 of the palettes in the book. Below right is the Waddensea (The Netherlands & Germany).

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Above The Jungfrau Aletsch,Switserland and Guanacaste, Costa Rica (right). Below the Mana Pools, Zimbabwe.

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 t.e. 124 wallpaper Hawaii Volcanoes usa geschaald t.e. 126 wallpaper great barrier reef australia geschaald

Above Hawaii Volcanoes (left) and the Great Barrier Reef, Australia (right). Below Sirakami Sanchi, Japan.

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