Has pink always been feminine and blue a man's colour? Why does orange whet our appetite? Why do we feel blue? Shades of colour accompany our lives and shape our language: we become green with envy, or remove our rose-tinted spectacles. But how did colours acquire these associations?
In this beautiful coffee table book, we traverse the colour spectrum with 150 remarkable stories of our experience, understanding and theories of colour. With insights from art, nature, psychology and science, this is an amusing, entertaining, and vibrant journey through the cultural history of colour.
Measures 24.1 x 19.4 cm.
ICYMI. *That* Civil Service tweet. Present Indicative will donate £1 to the NHS Charities Together Fund for every one of these tea towels sold. OVER £2500 RAISED SO FAR, Thank you!!! Care guide: Machine washable. Approximately 78 x 48 cm. 100% cotton.
With classic symbols from the great protest movements of the twentieth century, as well as new images reflecting contemporary concerns such as the environment and the economy, anyone can use this book to create unique and powerful protest graphics. The 46 die-cut stencils, plus a bespoke typeface,...
A Modernist icon, Le Corbusier's buildings and theories have influenced structures across the world. Using the art of kirigami (cutting and folding) ten of his most important works are yours to re-create at home. Each pull-out template includes step-by-step instructions, alongside a photo of the...
This double-sided 3m / 10 foot tape measure (metric on one side, imperial on the other) is filled with fascinating facts about lengths. For example, 34cm is the height of an Oscar; 9¾ inches is the length of a meerkat tail. Find out whether the...