Pantone Just Released A Period-Colored Paint and It’s Called “Period” Red

Pantone Just Released A Period-Colored Paint and It's Called "Period" Red

What do you get when you combine an intimate healthcare brand with a paint company? Period blood color, the perfect shade to represent periods. The Pantone Colour Institute just partnered with Intimina to release a custom Pantone red color to represent menstruation. We aren’t just painting walls, we’re breaking down the ones that contribute to the stigmas surrounding periods. Continue reading »

Genevieve Naylor’s Post-World War II Fashion Photos In Stunning Colors, 1945-1959

Genevieve Naylor's Post-World War II Fashion Photos In Stunning Colors, 1945-1959

Genevieve Naylor was born in 1915 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Her professional career began in 1937 when she became one of the first female photojournalists hired by the Associated Press. In addition to the AP, her photographs began to appear in TIME, Fortune, and LIFEMagazines. She went on to become a noted fashion photographer whose work appeared in VOGUE, Harper’s Bazaar, Good Housekeeping, McCall’s, and Cosmopolitan. Continue reading »

Colour Gradation On New York Time’s Front Page

Colour Gradation On New York Time’s Front Page

During the lockdown, the artist Sho Shibuya found a way out of the anxiety-provoking news. The New York-based graphic designer decided to recycle each of the New York Times front pages to turn them into works of art through faded colour gradations. Continue reading »

Your Beautiful Home In 1974 On A Budget

Your Beautiful Home In 1974 On A Budget

Your Beautiful Home on a Budget was a home decorating book published in 1974. It was aimed at people who wanted to brighten up their homes on a shoestring budget. The book was written by Dawn Marsden, who also published a book titled “Planning Colour for Your Home: All You Need to Know About Colour” in the same year. She made her last contribution to literature world with her 1981 book ”The Complete Home Handywoman”. Continue reading »

“Lost In Color”: Spectacular Minimalist Illustrations By Effy Zhang

"Lost In Color": Spectacular Minimalist Illustrations By Effy Zhang

Chinese artist and designer Effy Zhang creates pleasant minimal landscapes with a strong use of color. Continue reading »

Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019 – Living Coral Is Your Shade Next Year

Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019 – Living Coral Is Your Shade Next Year

Move over ‘Millenial Pink’ as the shade taking the crown for the next 12 months is ‘Living Coral’. Living Coral is a vibrant orange shade, often dubbed muted terracotta. Pantone has described the latest shade as: “An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energises and enlivens with a softer edge.” Continue reading »

“New York, By The Way”: Urban Pastel Color Photography By Ludwig Favre

"New York, By The Way": Urban Pastel Color Photography By Ludwig Favre

Surreal neon and pastel colors photos of New York by Ludwig Favre, talented 42-year-old photographer, artist, filmmaker and Panasonic Lumix Ambassador from Paris, France. Ludwig specializes in major cities and urban landscapes. His latest series “New York, By The Way” shows the New York City in amazing pastel and neon colors. Continue reading »

Skeleton of Color: Amazing Performance Art By Butch Locsin

Skeleton of Color: Amazing Performance Art By Butch Locsin

Los Angeles-based creative Butch Locsin creates art that celebrates life, death and humanity. Inspired by Mexico’s Day of the Dead, Butch plays with skull masks and colored smoke grenades to produce spectacular images. Continue reading »

The First Russian Color Photos, 1910s

The First Russian Color Photos, 1910s

What we know about Peter Ivanovich Vedenisov (1866-1937): graduated from the Moscow conservatory in 1888…. He was a professional pianist and often performed. Was interested in local history, meteorology and photography, could make color autochromes on the glass. 150 color sheet glasses of Peter Vedenisov made between 1909 and 1914 have been preserved till today. Continue reading »

Beautiful Color Pictures Of Venice From The 1890s

Beautiful Color Pictures Of Venice From The 1890s

These astonishing images offer a rare brightly-colored glimpse of the beautiful plazas and intricate architecture of Venice in the 19th century. Continue reading »

How Cool Are These Beer Cans That Show The Pantone Color Of The Brew Inside?

How Cool Are These Beer Cans That Show The Pantone Color Of The Brew Inside?

Spanish designer Txaber has managed not only to simplify but also to transform otherwise illustrative beer bottle and can packaging down to a minimal, perfectly recognizable label. Continue reading »

These Bee And Insect Hotels Are Designed To Add A Pop Of Color To Backyards And Help Tiny Creatures

These Bee And Insect Hotels Are Designed To Add A Pop Of Color To Backyards And Help Tiny Creatures

Designer Boleslav Daska of DILNA HAMMER, creates a variety of little bee, butterfly and insect friendly hotels for gardens. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Color Photographs Of Frida Kahlo Taken By Nickolas Muray

Gorgeous Color Photographs Of Frida Kahlo Taken By Nickolas Muray

In May 1931, Nickolas Muray traveled to Mexico where he met Frida Kahlo, a woman he would never forget. The two were at the height of their on-again, off-again, ten-year relationship when these pictures were taken. Continue reading »

Fascinating Color Photographs That Capture Boston Youth Fashion In The Early 1970s

Fascinating Color Photographs That Capture Boston Youth Fashion In The Early 1970s

Fashion in the 1970s began with a continuation of the mini skirts, bell-bottoms, and the androgynous hippie look from the late 1960s and eventually became an iconic decade for fashion. Continue reading »

“A Better America” – Nostalgic Color Photos Document Beautiful Life Of Florida In The 1950s

"A Better America" - Nostalgic Color Photos Document Beautiful Life Of Florida In The 1950s

These wonderful photos documented everyday life of Florida in the 1950s. Cities include Tarpon Springs, St. Petersburg, Winter Haven, Daytona Beach. Continue reading »

Oddly Satisfying Photos Of Food Color Coordinated With Clothing

Oddly Satisfying Photos Of Food Color Coordinated With Clothing

The photos in this post are the result of a joint venture by set and prop stylist Michelle Maguire and photographer Kelsey McClellan who came up with the idea to coordinate various kinds of foodstuff and people wearing monochromatic outfits with a distinctly 70s vibe. Continue reading »

A Giant New 5,000-piece CMYK Color Gamut Jigsaw Puzzle By Clemens Habicht

A Giant New 5,000-piece CMYK Color Gamut Jigsaw Puzzle By Clemens Habicht

Artist Clemens Habicht scaled-up his deviously complicated 1,000 Color Puzzle jigsaw by a factor of five with the new 5,000 Colors Puzzle. The vibrantly monstrous puzzle is comprised of 5,000 differently colored pieces that form a 6.5 x 2.5 foot CMYK color gamut. For hyper-dedicated puzzlers only. Continue reading »

Bold, Minimalist “Lord of The Rings” Book Covers Feature Bright Color Gradients

Bold, Minimalist "Lord of The Rings" Book Covers Feature Bright Color Gradients

Canadian graphic designer Matthieu Jeanson has given the classic Lord of the Rings trilogy a twist by creating unconventional new covers for the beloved books. Instead of the usual motifs or illustrations of epic scenes from the story, he has opted for a minimalist design that does not even include the title or author’s name—instead, all you would see is a single circle representing the ring in the middle of the covers, against a background of brilliant color gradients. Continue reading »

This Photographer’s Business Card Changes Color Constantly And Never Looks The Same

This Photographer’s Business Card Changes Color Constantly And Never Looks The Same

Hungarian designer Réka Neszmélyi created an amazing business card that anyone would be jealous of. Created for photographer Al’z Ács and with help from logo artist Ádám Katyi, the card is extremely simple with only the email address and logo printed on it. Yet the stunning visual effect that covers more than half of the card makes all the difference… If features reflective foil that changes color depending on the angle and light from which you look at it! You never know which color will appear next… How cool is that?! Continue reading »

Napoleon’s Veterans Have Been Brought To Life In Color

Monsieur Moret, 2nd Regiment, 1814-15:
Napoleon’s Veterans Have Been Brought To Life In Color

Some of the earliest photographs of veterans on Earth are a series of 15 original sepia images of members of Napoleon’s army. They were taken in their advancing years in the 1850s and keep in mind that some of these men were born in the late 1700s. Continue reading »

Impressive Color Photos Of 60’s Women Fashion Taken By Norman Parkinson

Impressive Color Photos Of 60's Women Fashion Taken By Norman Parkinson

In a career that spanned seven decades, Norman Parkinson (1913 – 1990) dazzled the world with his sparkling inventiveness as a fashion photographer. His long association with Vogue, and his numerous assignments for Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country and other international magazines, brought him worldwide recognition. His impulsive and unstructured style changed forever the static, posed approach to fashion photography, while his enchanting, idiosyncratic persona charmed his sitters and projected an alluring and glamorous public image. Continue reading »

2017 Color Of The Year Is Greenery According To PANTONE

2017 Color Of The Year Is Greenery According To PANTONE

What color will the year 2017 be? Seems like an odd question, but the guys at PANTONE Color Institute are taking their colors quite seriously and have already come up with the answer. Every year the creators of the famous color system select the trendiest color for the next 12 months. This year it’s PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery. Continue reading »

80’s Young Fashion: Color Photos Of US Teen Girls During The 1980s

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The 1980s is the period of multi-style fashion, especially for young people in the United States. From hairstyles to clothes, everything looked pretty rock. Here below are some fashion styles you could catch in American teen girls in this era. Continue reading »

Stunning Color Photos Captured The Life At Beaches Of Chile In The 1980s

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Here are stunning color photos taken by photographer Don Terpstra that documented the life at Renaca beach, Chile in the 1980s. Continue reading »

Color Portraits Of Immigrants At Ellis Island

Many of the 12 million people who entered the US through New York’s Ellis Island wore traditional dress from their homelands. The early 1900s images by chief registry clerk Augustus Francis Sherman have been brought to life by colorists at Dynamichrome. The photos will form part of a book called The Paper Time Machine, by Wolfgang Wilding and Jordan Lloyd, which is currently being crowdsourced.

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An Italian woman circa 1910 wearing a traditional homespun dress and shawl. (Photo by Augustus Francis Sherman/New York Public Library/The Guardian) Continue reading »