colors

Dots, Dots, Dots


De la loi du contraste des couleurs, by French chemist Michel-Eugène Chevreul (1786-1889), is a compendium of color design principles and one of the first systematic studies of color perception. The manual is based on Chevreul’s observations and experiments when he was Director of Dyes at the Manufacture des Gobelins tapestry works in 1824. Soon after his appointment, he received complaints about the lack of intensity in the tapestry colors at the manufactory.
colors, color perception, color theory, Michel-Eugène Chevreul, books, National Design Library

The Synplode Project


The Interactive Dance Floor has come of age. Introducing: Synplode. Up-and-coming interaction designer Josh Silverman is the developer of this generative art and audio application.
Synplode, interactive, dance floor, Josh Silverman, interaction designer, music, colors

National Design Award Winners Are Favorites of First Lady Obama


What are two things that Maria Cornejo, Narciso Rodriguez and Isabel Toledo have in common? Well, all three designers are personal favorites of First Lady Michelle Obama, who personally chose to wear their garments during President Obama’s campaign. 
National Design Awards, nda, winners, nominees, First Lady, Michelle Obama, fashion design, Maria Cornejo, Narciso Rodriguez, Isabel Toledo, inauguration, stretch, fabrics, colors, functional, piecing, Ralph Rucci