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A blue story of recycling textiles in Japan
By Jeanne Goutelle Boro is a Japanese word meaning "tattered rags". It refers to the way people used to recycle small pieces of fabric to make bedcovers, futons and clothing for daily use in Japan. (image above: Mingei Arts Gallery & Gordon...
Laura Daza shares ancient color recipes
Creating color is a delicate, time consuming process. The synthetic colors we know from our everyday products come from chemical factories, but up until the nineteenth century producing colors was a laborious process. The master painters of the renai...
The Rockabillies by Jennifer Greenburg
Teaching something you love to do is a virtue. Especially when your students are very engaged in what they're doing: students that don't have to be at your class, that are there because they want to be there. What you're teaching them is going straig...
Painting is Color according to Meghan Keane
'My paintings are colorful principally due to early understanding that paintings equals color.' A rather down to earth response by Meghan Keane on why her paintings are colorful. We could end the article here, but Kean has more to add. She's been aro...
JeeYoung Lee's fantasy rooms
JeeYoung Lee created fantasy rooms. All completely different, but they're all the same room: her studio. She created a range of different scenes, she photographed them, and she played the lead role. The result is a series of stories that inspire our ...
Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen
By Justine Fox, Clarity InColour Russia is in the limelight right now. Whether from the imminent onset of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the state's political manoeuvrings over libertarian activists or simply the recently opened new concept anti...
The Branded Spectrum: Blue
By Jason Allen Of all the colours in the spectrum, when it comes to logos, the most formidable player is blue. One third of the world's top 100 brands have blue logos. That's a lot of blue in the marketplace and it shows the colour's wide appeal thr...
Britzpetermann's Colour Morphology isn't finished yet
Britzpetermann. It's one name, but actually three. It consists of André Brtiz, Timo Langpeter and Nico Zimmermann. A trio of designers and techies who work together. Childlike curiosity is key. Childlike curiosity helps Britzpetermann make unusual d...
Birds are curious creatures
Photographer Zoë Maxwell is curious. Her work is about curiosity in the world. She loves photography for it's ability to let you do something with your curiosity, it lets you escape. Many of her photos are quite dreamy, she loved to read as a child ...
Brad Ascalon has a color deficiency
Always look on the bright side of life! That's definitely a sensible summary of the De-Evolution chair set by Brad Ascalon, whom we met at the Moscow Design Week. The chairs look whimsical, the colors are bright. What's more: the original idea behind...

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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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