My Obsession with Color

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Crayola Unveils True-Blue Crayon, And You Get The Chance To Name It

But will it ever help us forget Dandelion yellow?<p>The world went a bit duller when Crayola announced in March that it was retiring its sunny Dandelion yellow crayon that had been in kids’ lives for decades.<p>Now, it’s unveiled a new color that it hopes will chase away your crayon blues: a blue hue …

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An argument for the color that makes everybody look (and feel) good

Last year, for the first time ever, Pantone, the institute that predicts color trends, chose two colors — Rose Quartz and Serenity — instead of its customary one. This year, the company returned to tradition by choosing a single shade, Greenery, an arresting hue of green (think Kermit the Frog) …

Home Decorating

5 most incredible discoveries of the week

<b>(NEWSER)</b> – A cool new color and helpful information for those who indulge in marijuana were among the notable discoveries of the week:<p>Chemists Stumble Onto First New Blue in 200 Years: A professor and students at Oregon State inadvertently discovered a striking new shade of blue in the lab while …

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E$لـAمy : bodleianlibs: In his travels Marco Polo...

In his travels Marco Polo vividly described the cold province of Badakhshan, a prosperous land where horses that descended from Alexander’s horse …

This Colorful Ingredient Turns Cocktails Into Litmus Tests

Long gone are the days of boring and basic cocktails. Today mixologists are stirring up drinks that include everything from smoke to foie gras in …

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How to Read Auras – What is the Meaning of Each Color?

To cleanse your aura, Sage, Incense, Sweet grass and Florida Water, I sell the products on my other site www.morethangems.com<p>Explanations Of The …

Want to Boost Your Creativity and Productivity? Try These Paint Colors.

Got writer’s block (or painter’s block, or are just in a general creative funk?) The color of your walls might be one of your culprits.<p><i>This article</i> …

How One Painter Sees Color in Music—And Turns it Into Incredible Works of Art

An NYU professor studied 'The Dress' for a year — here's what he learned

On a cold winter afternoon in February 2015, Cecilia Bleasdale took a picture of a dress that she meant to wear to her daughter’s wedding. A couple of weeks later, one of her daughter’s friends shared that cellphone snapshot on Tumblr, where it quickly went viral.<p>Some people saw the dress in the …

Psychology

2,500 Pigment Samples Collected from Around the World Are on Display in Harvard's Labs

Ranging from ancient bits of Egyptian blue glass to fluorescent hues gathered from every corner of the world, these 2,500 samples of pigment make up just a subset of Forbes' Pigment Collection. A rainbow of vintage glass vessels are tucked into cabinets at labs of the Straus Center for Conservation …

Harvard

A British Artist Was Given Exclusive Rights to the World's Darkest Black

Artists who want to get their hands on the world’s blackest black will now have to settle for another hue. Quartz reports that famed British-Indian …

Artificial Intelligence

Pop-of-Color Decor to Brighten Your Winter

We've reached that point in the winter when the monotony of gray days and frigid nights that start at 4:30 P.M start to take a toll. See for yourself how swapping a beige rug, platinum-color pillow, or ivory vase for pieces in vibrant, eye-catching hues can brighten and transform a space.<p>A …

Home Decorating

The One Thing In Your Home That Can Significantly Boost Your Happiness

Hint: It's not a bigger kitchen.<p>While organizing your closet and tricking out your bed can certainly lift your spirits, there's one thing that can majorly impact your mood that you probably haven't thought much about. Believe it or not, the paint colors you choose can change the way you feel in …

Home Decorating

FengShui: Optimize Positive Energy In Your Home

<b>Ready to choose your fengshui color?</b><p><b>This quick and easy fengshui color guide will surely help you creating the best possible choice concerning the</b> …

Is Marigold The Real Color Of The Year?

We're only a few weeks into 2016, but one color is already proving to be more popular than any other hue.<p>Forget Rose Quartz and Serenity, there's a new top color in town and we're crushing hard.<p>Marigold — a lovely tangerine-ish shade that mixes the best of yellow and orange — has been popping up …

Minimalist Color Palettes of 2015

Italian Creative Agency Dumma Branding created this gorgeous Minimalist Color palette collection of most used color of 2015. When you think of …

Graphic Design

How to Choose the Perfect Color — The Feng Shui Way

The meanings of the hues in this ancient practice are fascinating.<p>Choosing a room color is never an easy decision. Do the hues make you happy? Do they work with the size of the room? Do they flatter you? So, yes, you might balk at Feng Shui as yet another consideration in the paint aisle.<p>But when …

Home Decorating

15 Fascinating Explanations for How Things Got Their Colors

You know pencils are yellow, and nothing points to a classy entrance like a red carpet. But do you know how these items got their iconic colors? Here …

Style at Home

Read More<p>Read More<p>Read More<p>Read More<p>Housekeeping<p>Housekeeping<p>From cozy flannel sheets the kids will love to a 400 thread-count set that'll lend a glam …

How To Create The Right Atmosphere With Colors For Your Home

Are you redecorating your home? Many people feel the psychological powers of different colors. They can influence your body, your mind and your …

Interior Design

Living Room Paint Colors: 9 Top Picks from the Pros

Choosing paint colors for your home can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to the living room. It's a space that is both an intimate …

Houses

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand (Infographic)

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by companies trying to build a brand people can't resist.<p>One critical element in brand building (not the only one, of course but one of the most important) is …

Identity

12 Paint Colors That Will Flatter Everyone in the Room

Conventional wisdom says pink gives you a glow, but that's just the beginning.<p>A room is only as good as how you feel it in (or we think so, anyway). For a wall color that makes you look and feel great, start with these hues, recommended by interior designers.

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50 shades of blue: Scientists say sadness affects color perception

'Feeling blue' or 'seeing things through rose-tinted glasses' may not just be melodramatic statements. New research suggests that emotions can …

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The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

Graphic Design

Choose Paint Colors With a Color Wheel

Home>Ideas | More in Painting<p>How to pick a complementary color scheme for your next paint job<p>Next<p>IMAGE 1 OF 7<p>Courtesy of The Color Wheel Co.<p>Color …