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By Jeanne Goutelle Boro is a Japanese word meaning "tattered rags". It refers to the way people used to recycle small pieces of fabric to make bedcovers, futons and clothing for daily use in Japan. (image above: Mingei Arts Gallery & Gordon...
By Jeanne Goutelle: Hello spring, goodbye winter! That could be the tittle of this piece. That could've been our motto for our last winter days in Europe. But unfortunately, March is not always about nice weather and warmer climates. The hope of lon...
Creating color is a delicate, time consuming process. The synthetic colors we know from our everyday products come from chemical factories, but up until the nineteenth century producing colors was a laborious process. The master painters of the renai...
By Jeanne Goutelle Aurélia Wolff is a fashion designer with a true passion for colour. Alongside her "Rosa Tapioca" ready-to-wear brand, she's now creating WHOLE, an interior design concept selling household linen products made from natural organic...
There is proof that we all see differently: colour blindness. Kiyoshi Yamamoto Farias investigated it thoroughly and created a project where he made colorful textiles for the colour blind called Get Colour Blind, so the colour blind can actually appr...
Always look on the bright side of life! That's definitely a sensible summary of the De-Evolution chair set by Brad Ascalon, whom we met at the Moscow Design Week. The chairs look whimsical, the colors are bright. What's more: the original idea behind...
If you've never heard of yarn bombing before here's a proper intro: decorating the Andy Warhol bridge in Pittsburgh in yarn. Lots of it. The project Knit the Bridge aims to increase the sense of community in Pittsburgh. To do this they get together 2...
Product designers design products. Color isn't really important in a product design education. It that sense, it's good Liz Eeuwes, founder of Studio Eeuwes, started with a fine arts training where color is important. After all, where would art be wi...
Is white a color? Akane Moriyama thinks so. Sure, it's not a color in Photoshop, but in space there are many tones of white, and that includes greys. She often uses white. Japanese architects and her clients like white. She works with architects a lo...
The third Rijswijk Textile Biennial opened yesterday in Museum Rijswijk, The Netherlands, with an exhibit larger than before. Due to the opening of a new wing in 2012, and an overwhelwing response by textile artists, the curators, lead by Anne Kloost...
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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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