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A photograph of Albert Munsell and his color tree

History of Color Systems

A true color system is extremely expensive to develop and produce. Extensive research over many years is required to define a color space that accommodates all the colors humans can see, and where those colors are evenly arranged within that … Continue reading

Time for a Munsell Revival

As the The Boston Globe article, “Munsell, the man who colored America,”* by Dushko Petrovich (March 17, 2013) suggests, perhaps it’s time for a Munsell revival. Although Albert H. Munsell was an award-winning artist, he was the consummate educator, … Continue reading