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Color 2013 Blue, but Color December Green

Color 2013 Blue, but Color December Green | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
A "national color expert" predicts the color for 2013 is (drumroll) ... blue.
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The Blue Hour

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The blue hour comes from The French expression l’heure bleue, which refers to the period of twilight each morning and evening where there is neither full daylight nor complete darkness.
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Green With Envy - Color Phrases & Their Meaning |Sensational Color

Green With Envy - Color Phrases & Their Meaning |Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
With envy being one of the deadly sins much has been written about it since just about the beginning of time but how did it become green with envy?
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David Scanavino Transforms Nondescript Spaces Into Something Unexpected

David Scanavino Transforms Nondescript Spaces Into Something Unexpected | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
After years of working in two-dimensions for my own art I’ve been exploring the integration of color, light and architecture following the geometry of the space. Going from two to three dimensions has changed the way I think about each element of...
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The Pink And Blue Project - Sensational Color

The Pink And Blue Project - Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
The Pink and Blue Project by photographer Yoon JeongMee explores "the trends in cultural preferences and the differences in the tastes of boys and girls.
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Colorstrology: What Your Birthday Color Says about You - Sensational Color

Colorstrology: What Your Birthday Color Says about You - Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
I was reminded of Colorstrology when a piece by Michele Bernhardt was included in the fabulous House Beautiful September Color Issue but it has been awhile
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Sharpie Markers Giveaway

Sharpie Markers Giveaway | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
The Winner of the Giveaway is… Marvin Miller. This month’s giveaway was a set of 24 Sharpie markers that could inspire anyone to be more creative with color. Is there anyone that doesn’t love the bold line of a Sharpie?
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Japanese Company Invents Pills To Change Poop Color, Including Glow-In-The-Dark

Japanese Company Invents Pills To Change Poop Color, Including Glow-In-The-Dark | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Shang Tsung Tsu Agritech, a company who specializes in making vitamins and supplements, has introduced a vitamin which will give you doo a colorful hue.
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A new vitamin on the market in Japan will change your bowel movements from that disgusting shade of brown to a bright shade red, yellow, blue, neon green, glitter, or even rainbow. Has this taken color to a place it doesn't need to be?

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David Scanavino Transforms Nondescript Spaces Into Something Unexpected

David Scanavino Transforms Nondescript Spaces Into Something Unexpected | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
After years of working in two-dimensions for my own art I’ve been exploring the integration of color, light and architecture following the geometry of the space. Going from two to three dimensions has changed the way I think about each element of...
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Scanavino’s designs are not about color, but he uses it to transform institutional spaces that do not ordinarily standout into something playful and unexpected. Kind of like stepping into a video game don't you think?

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What The Color Of Your Car Says About You - Business Insider

What The Color Of Your Car Says About You - Business Insider | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
The next time you buy a car, you might want to pause a while longer to decide what color you choose.
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What Color Is It? A Website that Translates the Current Time into Color

What Color Is It? A Website that Translates the Current Time into Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Created by Berlin-based artist and designer James E. Murphy, What Color Is It is a website that translates the current time (based on a 24-hour clock) into a corresponding hex color value.
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What color time is it? A simple website that shows the time with the matching hex color value as the background. So simple yet so intriguing.

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Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year is Positively Delicious - Print Magazine

Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year is Positively Delicious - Print Magazine | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
This post reveals Pantone 2015 Color of the Year, Marsala, and explains the thinking behind this choice.
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Valspar Paint Brings Color To The Colorblind With "Color For All" Initiative - PR Newswire (press release)

Valspar Paint Brings Color To The Colorblind With "Color For All" Initiative - PR Newswire (press release) | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
CHICAGO, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Color can be at once both powerful and empowering. It can reflect one's...
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Did You Know St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Begins With Orange and Blue? - Sensational Color

Did You Know St. Patrick’s Day Traditions Begins With Orange and Blue? - Sensational Color | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
St. Patrick's Day Traditions
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Did you know it takes 45 lbs of vegetable-based dye to turn the Chicago river green?

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This Site Quantifies Associations Between Words And Colors - Co.Design

This Site Quantifies Associations Between Words And Colors - Co.Design | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Cymbolism lets you vote on the color you most associate with a given word, giving designers data on which colors best convey feelings.
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Cymbolism attempts to quantify the associations between colors and words through crowdsourcing. It presents a random word and its definition next to a palette of colors, and lets you vote on which of those colors you most strongly associate with that word. You can then see how your responses compare to others. http://goo.gl/RrLEQD

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The Blue Of Distance

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Feeling blue is defined as being sad or unhappy but I believe that those terms barely scratch the surface of an emotional state that runs much deeper than sadness or unhappiness.
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World of Color – Celebrate! The Wonderful World of Walt Disney announced for 60th anniversary

Visit http://www.InsideTheMagic.net for more about Disneyland's 60th anniversary! Imagineer Steve Davison announced a new version of the World of Color nighttime show called World of Color...
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Why Snow Is White Even Though Snowflakes Are Clear - Gizmodo India

Why Snow Is White Even Though Snowflakes Are Clear - Gizmodo India | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
When you look at pictures of individual snowflakes, the snowflakes are clear. So why is snow white and not clear?First, it's important to understand what's
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Individual snowflakes are clear. So why is snow white and not clear?

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How Hollywood Learned To Dream in Color: Technicolor?s 100th Birthday - Daily Beast

How Hollywood Learned To Dream in Color: Technicolor?s 100th Birthday - Daily Beast | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Before Technicolor, films silently reeled in black-and-white. Opening up a vivid spectrum of color, Technicolor not only revolutionized movies, but how we saw the world.
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Evolution of the Color Blue -

Evolution of the Color Blue - | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
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What can a linguist, an ophthalmologist, anthropologists and neurobiologists tell us about how we perceive color? Quite a bit. I think you will find this article thought-provoking.

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Color Of The Year 2015 - Five Takes On Color Trends

Color Of The Year 2015 - Five Takes On Color Trends | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Five companies announced a Color Of The Year 2015. Which is the real color of the year? The answer lies in your industry and how you plan to use the color.
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Yellowstone's thermal springs—their colors unveiled

Yellowstone's thermal springs—their colors unveiled | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Researchers at Montana State University and Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany have created a simple mathematical model based on optical measurements that explains the stunning colors of Yellowstone National Park's hot springs...

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Yellowstone's thermal springs colors unveiled by mathematicians.

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Psychology Behind Colors: Picking the Right Color for Your Brand Positioning | Designbeep

Psychology Behind Colors: Picking the Right Color for Your Brand Positioning | Designbeep | Sensational Color | Scoop.it
Marketing is an audience-centric kind of communication. Therefore, you need to know how your target market or audience thinks, what attracts them, and what
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