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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...
We've met Toshihiko Shibuya before and this winter he's been at it again. This time at the Ice Hills Hotel in Tobetsu Japan. If you're up for a  last winter experience before the spring comes, here's your last chance to stay in this ice hotel ro...
By Sylvia O'Brien Like a beautiful and precious gift box, this charming bank building contrasts it's purpose. When we think of the financial industry we usually think of serious colours such as grey, or grounding colours such as brown to represent t...
The renowned Established & Sons had an intervention done at it's studio showroom during the London Design Week. We needed to find out what it was. The photo's in the catalogue promised vivid colors. We looked around the gallery and down some stai...
We know Toshihiko Shibuya from his Snow Pallet in which he colors the snow by reflecting light. He's now used the concept of reflection for the White Collection. What does that have to do autumn? In the fall, plants turn red, orange, yellow or brown....
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...
Not a man of many words, when asked about his work, Haroshi's reply was 'I am just producing works that I like'. He's a skater, and his sculptures are made of layered skateboards. Just alot of them put on top of eachother to make the sculptures you s...
The Habitat Grove, in the center of Moerenuma Park, Japan, was the chosen location for Hidemi Nishida's installation. He installed atmospheric curtains between the trees, in an area 50 by 50 meters in size, adding gradation and depth to the landscape...
Untouched blankets of snow covering the landscape make for wonderful winter scenes. There's always something magical about waking up in the morning, and seeing your environment transformed into a white, soft and silent winter wonderland. Japanese art...
A simple idea, but quite difficult to execute. How do you turn colors into sound? Color is light, and there are so many different colors in the spectrum of light that it's hard to capture a color, let alone turn it into sound or even music. Starting ...
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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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