Tagged color

disco_neon-sign-the-chromologist
C

Trend alert – why we are nuts for neon

Neon gas was discovered by Scottish Nobel Prize-winning chemist William Ramsay between 1894-98 and became a fixture of the urban landscape around the world after French scientist Georges Claude used it to create a light – he popularised the neon sign in the 1920s, starting in Paris. By the 1930s Manhattan and Brooklyn alone had in the region of 20,000 of them, most of them… read more

e15-collage-nr-1-w-2000px-72dpi
C

Behind the idea – talking moodboards with Farah Ebrahimi from E15

When writing about colour is your occupation for years on end, you get to have a pretty honed eye for which individuals are carving a unique path using colour. We put German-based Iranian designer Farah Ebrahimi in this category of individualism – she’s the colour expert and art director for furniture brand e15 and its sister architectural practice,… read more

meringuegirls
C

Food Trend: Rainbow food

Skittles have been encouraging us to ‘Taste the Rainbow’ for years, and the new rainbow food trend may just allow you to. Brightly coloured savoury items are testing the brains and taste buds of food aficionado’s, such as chef Gizzi Erskine who is a fan of the trend. “If you’d asked me how I felt about technicolour food a… read more

wallpaper dot com
C

Mesmerising metro photography

2014 saw Montreal-based photographer, Chris Forsyth start his Montreal Metro Project, which set out to explore his daily urban environment. During his daily commute to college he captured photos of the 1960’s stations and shared them on Instagram alongside #mtmetroproject. Before long visitors and fellow Montreal residents began building a photographic archive of the city’s 68… read more

The Chromologist 2017 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist