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World’s Favourite Colour – and how you can add to the debate

Paper wizards G . F Smith have begun an ambitious project asking, ‘What’s your favourite colour?’ after identifying the question as one largely abandoned after childhood. With support from design consultancy Made Thought and Hull City of Culture 2017 they are inviting you, me and the world to contribute a favourite shade to gather insights about current attitudes towards colour from a… read more

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5 famous Christmas story paintings we love for their colours

From Breugel bringing scenes of Bethlehem to his native snow-covered Belgium, to Barocci’s rendering of Mary in rich pink and yellow, these five famous works of art about the Christmas story are striking for their colour palettes. The Nativity, Frederico Barocci, 1576 Barocci followed the Venetian use of colour – a process of layering and blending colour – to create his Nativity… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist