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The Rich Colors of Matisse

An exhibition regarding Matisse, now at the Met, explores the artist’s love of color and his process. The artist would often make several versions of the same painting and would have a photographer record his progress, Vogue reported. For example, the painting above, named “The Dream”, was created after a long process. The evolution of the piece is recorded below.   Looking at the images above,

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Inspiration: Christmas Tree in London’s Design Museum

There’s a tree for every occasion. At London’s Design Museum, fashion designer Mary Katrantzou created a fun, modern 2D tree. The crisp, graphic creation has garnered rave reviews from magazines and websites such as The Editor at Large, which stated: “The 2D design is visible on the museum’s outer wall, measuring over 9 feet tall. The tree combines Katrantzou’s trademark bold patterns with Christmas sparkle from design partner Swarovski.” Mary

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Emerald is Pantone’s Color of 2013

Each year, color specialists and designers eagerly await Pantone’s Color of the Year announcement. Pantone, a leading color marketing institute, has determined through market research that Emerald will sparkle in 2013. I am so excited to see more of this radiant, luminous green. Emerald is a rich color that makes an impact when it stands alone. But it also harmonizes surprisingly well with many cool and

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