Here are ten colorful reminders that spring is nearly here! These stunning designs inspired us and we hope they do the same for you. Happy decorating and happy Easter! 1. Ukranian Folk Art Eggs 2. Black + White Abstract Eggs 3. Beaded Huichol Eggs 4. Traditional Embroidery Eggs 5. Pantone […]
Artist/photographer Fabian Oefner uses centripetal force, sound waves, iridescence and the unique properties of ferroliquids to show us what is usually unseen. These fascinating and beautiful images capture moments where science and art come together in electrifying ways.
Dogs have two cones (the photoreceptors that allow us to see color) rather than three like humans. The result is that what we humans see as reds and greens are invisible to dogs. Their two cone structure allows them to distinguish blues and yellows only. […]
Dr. Jeff Lichtman at Harvard University is trying to understand how brains work. To that end he is building a color-coded three-dimensional map from scans of paper-thin slices of a mouse brain. “You’ve got to see the wires. You just have to see them, and you have to see where they come from, where […]
FOR LOVERS OF RED The playful Marimekko iPhone case. FOR LOVERS OF ORANGE Pantone’s blank, orange journal with darker orange elastic. FOR LOVERS OF YELLOW Mediterranean Gourmet’s preserved lemon to compliment a nice tagine. […]
As you can imagine, we’ve given and received our fair share of wonderfully colored gifts over the years. So we wanted to share some of our favorites. Below you’ll find gifts for every hue as well as those who love the entire spectrum. Speaking of spectrum, there are gifts for all ends of the economic […]
Zultanite is a gemstone that derives its color from manganese. It’s unique because its color changes with the light source. Incandescent, fluorescent, indoor and outdoor light each cause color variation in the gem. This color can range from kiwi-green to canary yellow to raspberry red. One stone, so many colors!
Giraffes spend a lot of time with their tongues hanging out of their mouths as they try to reach leaves on the top of trees. As a result, their tongues are at risk for sunburns. Nature has provided a great solution: almost black tongues to protect them from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays. Like human skin, […]
Octopuses are able to camouflage themselves against any background: coral reefs, kelp forests, mud plains. They can change instantaneously–in under 2 seconds from visible to invisible.
Male blue footed boobies do a special dance to attract their mates that shows off their most exotic feature: their turquoise appendages. Check out their dance!