Posts Tagged ‘color’

How to use pattern and colour tastefully.

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Painted houses in Cape Town’s Bo Kaap quarter

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Wow. It might be difficult to pull off these colours in the watery light spectrum we have here in Vancouver. But frankly Vancouver ought to be able to do a lot better than the local Victorian colour scheme of dark maroon with sickly, pale butter-yellow trim. If we can’t do Bo Kaap, then at least San Francisco or Valparaiso. Post card by Mervyn Hector, 2008. See below for an interesting …read more

Brainbows – neurons and pixels

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Somebody is bound to steal these digital images for textile design… Today’s announcement of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry honours the work of 3 scientists, 2 American and 1 Japanese, for their work in exploiting the luminosity of jellyfish for medical purposes. Using genes that produce luminescent proteins, they were able to tag cells in the body to aid in brain and cancer research.   egosumdaniel explains how it works: The photo above shows …read more

Colour in wartime.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

  Catalogue for a 1944 Zurich art exhibition by painter Johannes Itten – Johannes Itten: Die Farbe – with book cover designed by Max Bill. “Die Farbe” is German for “colour.” (via dsharp and swissmiss)