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Be part of the largest Favela Painting ever
We recieved this plea to help create the largest ever Favela Painting project in Brazil! Help them realize their dreams for the community of Vila Cruzeiro!   'Visual beautification, job creation and positive attention boost pride and self este...
Ben Marcin Last House Standing
'Less is more' could be applied to Ben Marcin's photo's. The solitary houses in his photo's used to be part of a row of homes, a city block. But they wouldn't have stood out much then, especially not with brick colors. The lack of neighbouring buildi...
Yarn bomb goes Andy Warhol: Knit the Bridge
If you've never heard of yarn bombing before here's a proper intro: decorating the Andy Warhol bridge in Pittsburgh in yarn. Lots of it. The project Knit the Bridge aims to increase the sense of community in Pittsburgh. To do this they get together 2...
Paint up the neighbourhood when it's needed: Philly Painting
Haas & Urhahn, well known for their favela project in Brazil have published a book on their latest project 'Philly Painting'. Over 50 store fronts in the Germantown Ave in North Philadelphia were painted according to the design of local mural art...
City landscapes city tones
Jeremy Mann, American painter. One of his main subjects: city scapes. In a way it's easy to make cities look the way you want. Any color will do. But Jeremy's city scapes are recognizable. Wether the chosen palette is green, or yellow, or blue. Each ...
El Seed: no one can steal purple
I once heard someone say that the Latin alphabet offers designers the most room to play with the design of the letters. The fonts in other alphabet's always look the same, he said. It's not challenging from a graphic design point of view. El Seed doe...
Mary Iverson's paintings contain a message
Seattle is a port town. Mary Iverson's home. She was lucky enough to have met someone let her into the ports. The cranes in the port are Seatlle red, an orange type red. Mary got hooked on the cranes with the blue sky in the background. That's when s...
Hense the name
He's become more aggressive over the years, in terms of his use of colors. He is Hense, an Atlanta based artist. He's adjust to what he thought his customers would like, so he wouldn't pink for example, trying to keep his colors muted. He was very ca...
Haroshi: a skater that does what he likes
Not a man of many words, when asked about his work, Haroshi's reply was 'I am just producing works that I like'. He's a skater, and his sculptures are made of layered skateboards. Just alot of them put on top of eachother to make the sculptures you s...
How often do you wash your blue jeans?
One of the most popular clothing items around. Everyone has at least one pair in their closet: a pair of blue jeans. It dominates the streets and has been around for over 150 years. Originally the fabric is known as denim, named after the French city...
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Color Objects encourages you to get a better eye and appreciation for colors and characters. To get a special selection of pics and info for you, we find designers and artists that make colorful work from all over the world. There's a lot of character in colors, and having a closer look will change your view of the world and people around you. So we share a host of pics and info from design, art, cultures and the natural world. All about colors.

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