Posts Tagged ‘colour names’
Would You Pick a Colour called “puke”?
Have you ever bought a colour because you loved the name? Did it instantly transport you to a place, a time, a memory or simply because of how it made you feel? Fancy any from this 1574 colour chart? How about Ape’s Laugh, Merry Widow or Gooseturd Green? And if this chart is anything to…Read More
Let’s play a game, how many colours can you name?
If you’ve read my book, The Little Book of Colour, you’ll have read the colour naming experiment I took part in run by Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Dimitris Mylonas, from University College London. Whilst we might have been brought up knowing the 11 main colours, it’s the colours in between these colours, those that blend…Read More