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A vintage Munsell water colors set

The Munsell Water Colors

The Munsell Water Colors were created around 1914. The set contains 10 scientifically measured colors inside metal tins along with a No.7 camel hair brush and info sheet all tucked inside a metal case with a color sphere printed on the … Continue reading

Cover of the book, Pantone on Fashion, A Century of Color in Design By Leatrice Eiseman and E.P. Cutler

Munsell Color in Books 2014 Roundup

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 … Continue reading

Range of colors from red to blue; gender color stereotypes of pink and blue.

Gender… Why that Color?

I found myself one day in a baby store looking for a gift after the sister of a friend had just become a mother. In the middle of the store I suddenly stopped dead in my tracks when I realized … Continue reading

9 flags in a grid all in red, white and blue

Culture… Why that Color?

‘The red and white and starry blue Is freedom’s shield and hope.’ Stars and Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa Last year on the 4th of July a friend of mine posted red, white and blue on the Chromapost Social Network. … Continue reading

Studying how to measure color in photography and color management at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences.

Learning How to Measure Color in Photography

Here at Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences we have a diverse population of students using a variety of approaches to study imaging. Our students are involved in multiple programs including fine art photography, photojournalism, advertising … Continue reading