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All About Colors

18Aug

All about Pink

     

    roze collage1Pink and girls. Walk into any toy store and the girls section will be easy to find. Often everything in the girls section is pink. Girls love pink. Things for girls are made pink. But there is no scientific argument why.Where did this come from? Some believe the close connection between pink and girls started in 18th century France. Pink also known as the color of love, first recorded as such in the 17th century. It's a nicer color than red, that is associated more with sex than real love. What a lot of people don't know is that the Nazi's 'branded' gays as they did with the jews, only they used pink ribbons. In the 19th century, the Financial Times first started using pink for the newspaper, and salmon pink become a common color for financial papers. In the 19th century the British Empire was colored pink in world maps.

     

     

     

     

     

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    Color Objects encourages you to get a better eye and appreciation for colors and characters. To get a special selection of pics and info for you, we find designers and artists that make colorful work from all over the world. There's a lot of character in colors, and having a closer look will change your view of the world and people around you. So we share a host of pics and info from design, art, cultures and the natural world. All about colors.

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