For thousands of years, colors have determined our lives. They decide about mating, food, survival and power. They have an influence on our thinking and feeling. Behind every hue lies an amazing story.

Has pink always been feminine and blue masculine? 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. SELLING POINTS: . Fascinating, funny and informative: a vibrant cultural history of colour . 150 colour facts from art and nature, colour psychology and science . A beautiful coffee table book distinguished by its original photography and modern graphic design


ISBN13: 9783961713653
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 224
Publication Date: 4 Oct 2021
Publisher: teNeues Publishing UK Ltd
Publication City, Country: Antwerp, Netherlands
Dimensions (cm): 24(H) x 19.5(W) x (S)
Weight (gm):

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