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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...
No matter your medium, color flow studies are a great way to get a better understanding of the three properties of color. Over the years, I’ve taught color flow exercises in paint, dyes, inks, and, my personal favorite, polymer clay. An ideal medium for color flow exercises, polymer clay comes in many colors, can be accurately measured, is easy to clean up, and, best of all, it is color you can hold in your hand. read more »
I have always made things. From my earliest memories the only gifts I ever wanted were fabrics and craft supplies. I was never encouraged to take art classes because I was a crafter, not an artist so I missed out on any formal training in how to see and use color.
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Whether we realize it or not, our environments have an effect on our perceptions. In this interview with Drunk Tank Pink author Adam Alter, he talks about the ways in which color influences us, the phenomenon of color and how color can impact cultures differently.
Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate we decided to bring a bag full of chocolate bars down to the Munsell Color Lab to have them determine the color notation for each. There were some interesting discoveries along the way… read more »
It’s a new year which means a new chance to explore the world of color. Each year we bring you stories from the past year that people have shared with us about how they are using the Munsell color system. read more »
Uni-Watch deconstructs sports uniforms and maintains a visual history of sports design. So what do sports uniforms have to do with Munsell? Color of course. We invited Phil Hecken, the Weekend Editor for Uni-Watch, to talk about the upcoming Super Bowl and the history of the team’s colors.
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Since I was a child, I have been obsessed with colour, more specifically, the psychological application of colour in a therapeutic context. In the playground while friends were handing out brightly coloured sweets, I would be more interested in why some sweets were preferred over others – perhaps unusual for a 6 year old! Some liked the reds and blacks, others the greens, some the yellows, and dislike for certain colours was noticeable. I was wondering even then, did this mean something? If so, what, and how could this knowledge be used? read more »
I recently attended the Color Marketing Group 2013 Summit and, as always, it was a wonderful way to get charged and energized by ideas on color selection and process. What makes the CMG summit so unique is that it allows individuals to spend the day selecting shades of colors; from greens that are not too blue to yellows that are not too dark or light, you get submerged in creating color palettes. read more »