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Munsell Color is comprised of the original Munsell Color Company that Albert H. Munsell started nearly a century ago. Our specialty is developing and producing physical color standards based on Munsell...
The Munsell Color order system is designed for the way you see and process color. That means you can literally take a color notation and visually imagine how it will look. After all, the developer of...
Every Munsell color that you communicate gives you complete confidence… we guarantee it! When you need to communicate color reliably, the Munsell color matching system quality practices ensure that...
You know the color you want… the Munsell Color System lets your partners and suppliers know too. Where ever you need to establish and communicate color, the Munsell Color System makes it easy. Choose...
Why are Linguists Interested in Color?
If you speak Greek, Japanese or Russian, the English language must seem rather poor when it comes to describing shades of blue. All of these languages have two words for blue, where English only has blue. read more »
“Mere colour, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.”
- Oscar Wilde
In the second part of the Munsell’s “Color in Books Series,” we look at new releases in the field of color. When the season of gifting rolls around and you are looking for ideas, books never disappoint. From color history and education to science and children’s books, these recommended reads are sure to please any color lover on your list. read more »
The Many Shades of Turkey
The family is arriving, cars are pulling up and parking. The house is decorated, toasty warm and cheery. In the living room the early football game is on, and many will be popping into the room to ask the in-house sports experts in front of the flat screen for a score update.
This is the last of our 6 part series from our interview with Neil Harbisson, the first human cyborg. The camera attached to the antenna embedded in his skull identifies color using sound to compensate for his complete colorblindness. read more »
“Because I like it,” could be an answer to the question from the title of this blog series and it wouldn’t be any less valid than any other answer. In previous posts I tried to analyze what influences our color choices from without, from our cultural and social environment.
Color Theory in Time
Have you seen the Chroma watch? Based on the Munsell Color System, the numbers change color every second, and the hand colors merge from one color palette to another.
Color is one of the most influential elements that attract us. It is well known that color is number one reason why consumers approach (and often purchase) merchandise.