• Munsell Color Tools are Used Across a Wide Range of Industries and Disciplines Including:: Agriculture, Government standards, Archeology, Industrial, Education, Interior design, Environmental studies, Pharmaceutical, Food Products Product Development, Geology, Safety:: http://munsell.com/color-blog/munsell-color-tools-are-used-across-a-wide-range-of-industries-and-disciplines-including/

    Agriculture, Government standards, Archeology, Industrial, Education, Interior design, Environmental studies, Pharmaceutical, Food Products Product Development, Geology, Safety

  • About Munsell, the Color Company:: 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 color theory.  The result is a variety of simple yet accurate visual color tools that help you work with color more effectively.   More importantly, you can trust in the accuracy and reliability of our color tools to scale from single location to multi-facility enterprise.:: http://munsell.com/color-blog/about-munsell-the-color-company/

    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...

  • A Color Matching System Designed to Work the Way You Think:: 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 the Munsell color theory, Albert H. Munsell was an artist, and his Munsell color order system was designed for the human visual system.   So every color you can imagine and all colors in between can be reproduced in the Munsell Color System.  That’s why you can get the exact color you want.:: http://munsell.com/color-blog/a-color-system-designed-to-work-the-way-you-think/

    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...

  • What makes The Munsell Color System Different?:: 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 every Munsell color standard is consistently reproduced.  So whether you’re calibrating cameras, specifying color to your suppliers or sorting and grading or analyzing products based on color, rest assured that you’ll get consistent results.  More importantly, color consistency means fewer errors and faster color matching.:: http://munsell.com/color-blog/what-makes-the-munsell-color-system-different/

    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...

  • The Color Matching System that Puts You in Control of Color:: 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 from our standard colors or let us develop color management system customized to your unique application.:: http://munsell.com/color-blog/the-color-matching-system-that-puts-you-in-control-of-color/

    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...

An interview with event co-chairs, Maggie Maggio & Paula Alessi

Where did the idea of holding a symposium come from?

Marie Meyer, an artist and author of the Multi-Brand Color Chart for pastels, contacted the ISCC and AIC last year to ask if there were any plans to celebrate Munsell’s anniversary in 2018. The Munsell Color Company was founded in Boston in February of 1918, and Munsell died in June of the same year.

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A chart showing hue, value and chroma in the Munsell color system

We recently received this question from a visualization major…

We use the New Munsell Student Color Set in our color theory course. In the chapter about color harmony, Munsell shows us a few 3-dimensional theories to create a balanced color palette, but unlike the other types of harmonious color balance, no examples are provided. Have these theories, such as the conical spiral, been made into compositions and palettes before? We asked Theresa-Marie Rhyne, an expert in the field, to give the answer.

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Purple-red and grey color chips arranged in a wavelike pattern

ArtPrize Nine

ArtPrize is an international art competition that takes place in Grand Rapids, Michigan in September each year. Artists from anywhere in the world are encouraged to participate, and the artwork is exhibited throughout the downtown area in museums, public spaces, bars, restaurants and more. This year, a few of the folks at Munsell teamed up to created a piece using color chips. The result is sure to make waves.

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An array of dog breeds ranging in colors gather together

August 26th is National Dog Day, a celebration of all dogs. Dogs play an important role in many people’s lives, as companions that give unending love and loyalty. Working dogs are used by law enforcement as partners, as guides for people with disabilities, and as protectors sniffing out bombs or finding victims during disasters. read more »

An exterior view of the Springwood estate at Hyde Park, FDRs home

Set back from the road, in the picturesque woods of the Mid-Hudson River Valley, sits the place Franklin D. Roosevelt called home – the Springwood estate. The early 1800’s Georgian Colonial style mansion sits on 800 beautiful acres along the Hudson River. There are over a dozen rooms, but one in particular is the home to a piece of artwork that has a special significance in the history of the Roosevelt estates, and with its notable occupants. read more »