Green with envy. Feeling blue. White lies. Grey areas. In every
language spoken on earth human beings use colors to express themselves.
World-renowned author, Vladimir Nabokov, claimed he could hear color
and actually assigned a color to each letter of the alphabet based on
each letter's particular sound. The Eskimos of the Polar Regions have
countless words that uniquely describe the color white.
In the world
of graphics some designers have devoted their entire body of work to
one color, sometimes showing it off in all of its full-bodied glory,
sometimes stripping it back to its barest essentials.
brings together an eclectic group of talented designers who have one
thing in common: they are artists who simply can't get enough of one
particular color - be that red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple,
black or white. This book offers a depth of understanding of individual
colors that is unprecedented.