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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...
“To succeed in the realm of graphic arts, like dancing and music, one must acquire knowledge. By practicing and applying that knowledge, one becomes skillful. It was Reilly’s logical application which was the basis for developing my craft. After 65 successful years I have never found reason to change the drawing or painting methodology Reilly taught to me. I owe him my sincere gratitude. Now through this book I share it with you.”
– Ralph Garafola, Artist/Author/Educator
This section of the 1st edition of the Munsell Book of Color from 1929 discusses the care of the color charts, spinning discs and the color tree.
How well do you know your shades of orange? Let’s find out with a game of match the color sample to its name.
In our series of blog posts with the contents of the 1921 book, A Grammar of Color, we have covered the introductory section by Albert Munsell, and a practical description of the Munsell Color System and how it can be used by T.M. Cleland.
The words chroma and saturation are often used interchangeably, but are defined as distinct concepts by the Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage (CIE), whose terminology is widely accepted as standard in science and technology. The distinction rests read more »
The Making of the ColorChecker
Cameras, printers and displays are naturally flawed. Why? Because they are not capable of reproducing all of the colors the human eye sees, nor do images that are captured reproduce the actual colors seen in the object. For this reason, in 1976, a group of color experts teamed up to create a color calibration target that could mimic the color of natural objects, human skin and foliage and flowers, so that color could be replicated under various lighting conditions as well as when using different cameras. read more »
We sat down with Jennifer Cohlman Bracchi, Reference Librarian at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, to talk about the exhibit, Color in a New Light. The exhibition follows the theme of color through the vast collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Color is something many of us take for granted and it plays a role across so many disciplines. Learn more about this exciting exhibit that helps connect the dots between the world of color and finds new and meaningful discoveries along the way. read more »
Color plays an important role for my Agriculture Production students in their ability to communicate and interpret the world around them. It is often the first observation they make when we reflect on our farmscape. The colors of flowers, trees, vegetables and fruit as well as the visiting birds, insects and other critters are first to be mentioned in their nature journals.