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
Has pink always been feminine and blue a man’s colour? Why are we green with envy? Which colour is most expensive and who is the Goddess of Turquoise? Looking for answers, author Joanna Zoelzer has come across remarkable and entertaining facts about colours.
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.
From the Back Cover
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.