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Color Education

A diagram of the Munsell hue circle showing principal and intermediate colors

Munsell Hue Circle Poster

“Popular color names are incongruous, irrational, and often ludicrous.” – Albert Munsell Hue is the quality by which we distinguish one color from another, as a red from a yellow, a green from a blue. In science it can be … Continue reading

A stack of colorful books

Color in Books 2015 Roundup

This is the third installment of the Munsell’s “Color in Books Series,” where we look at new releases in the field of color. If you are looking for last minute gifts, books never disappoint. From color history and education to … Continue reading

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