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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »