New adventures in colour

Colour. The world as we see it is made of the stuff, and always has been. Even prehistoric peoples had views on the relative merits of red and yellow ochre in a subterranean setting. So, millennia later, the fact that designers and illustrators are still able to cheer, inspire and even shock us with something this familiar is amazing.

Happily, designers and artists are once again tinkering with this most fundamental of building blocks, and the results are both dramatic and seductive in equal measure. Whether their experiments result in what looks like an explosion in a hair dye factory or geometry-emitting blueshifted colour signals, the one thing they all agree on is that colour is personal.

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