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BOOK WEEK: PANTONE: The 20th Century in Color

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PANTONE: The 20th Century in Color  By Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker Chronicle Books 2011  That cool website Brain Pickings doesn’t just think Pantone: The 20th Century in Color is a good book. They think it’s one of the best this year. We’d tend to agree. Some exerpts from the — Continue reading …




 

 

PANTONE: The 20th Century in Color 
By Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker
Chronicle Books 2011 

That cool website Brain Pickings doesn’t just think Pantone: The 20th Century in Color is a good book. They think it’s one of the best this year. We’d tend to agree. Some exerpts from the article written by Maria Popova:

“The twentieth century brimmed with color, from the Almost Mauve (PANTONE 18-1248) of the 1900 Universal Exposition in Paris to the Midnight Navy (PANTONE 19-4110) of the countdown to the Millennium, framing the visual language of our era through this most fundamental of alphabets.”

“In PANTONE: The Twentieth Century in Color, longtime PANTONE scholars Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker explore 100 years of the evolution of color’s sociocultural footprint through over 200 works of art, advertisements, industrial design products, fashion trends, and other aesthetic ephemera, thoughtfully examined in the context of their respective epoch.”

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