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Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

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April 26, 2013

Use Color to Change Employees’ Job Performance

Color is a powerful thing. In fact, it has the ability to affect individuals’ emotions. Certain colors encourage specific types of behavior in people — nowhere is this more clearly demonstrated than in the workplace. What color have you chosen to decorate your office in? The hue that you surround your employees with may be affecting their job performance more than you know. Certain colors have been know to affect employees’ job performance and productivity, either for better or for worse.

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April 21, 2013

Was Gerard ter Borch an excellent artist in his own right?

Even though there are near 80 works of art in Gerard ter Borch’s collection, the number of paintings available to his fans today is considered small. His exclusive paintings are scattered across the world, housed at prestigious art galleries, including the Berlin Museum, the Dresden Museum, the Hermitage, the Louvre, the Getty Center, and the Wallace Collection. This is how individuals from all walks of life still enjoy Ter Borch’s talent and legacy.

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April 4, 2013

Welcome Spring with a Freshly Painted Front Door

Painting your front door a lovely, bright color is an ideal way to drastically (and inexpensively) change the appearance of your home.

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March 16, 2013

Green Represents Saint Patrick’s Day

Green is the unforgettable color that has forever marked Saint Patrick’s Day and made it distinct and memorable. Saint Patrick’s Day, which began being celebrated by Irish immigrants to the U.S. in the 1700’s, was originally linked to the color blue. Green was later adopted as the holiday’s characteristic color.

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December 21, 2012

What Color Should You Paint Your Home?

The color a person chooses to paint their home reveals a lot about them. For example, a cream colored house may represent a more traditional family. On the other hand, a house that is painted a bright lime green would indicate owners who are more radical. What color is your home? Is it time to make a color change?

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December 8, 2012

The Stories Behind Holiday Colors

Holiday colors (for example, red and green for Christmas, blue and white for Hanukkah, etc.) are symbolic and have stories behind them. The Stories Behind Holiday Colors.

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October 29, 2012

Use Color to Bring Your Home to Life

Most people would agree that color has the ability to bring something (or someone) to life. For this reason, nearly everyone who has a home uses color not just to decorate with but to create a certain ambiance.

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October 18, 2012

Color Inspires Runners

Can art, or elements of art, inspire individuals in the fitness realm? It can and does. Just ask any individual involved in The Color Run™.

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September 18, 2012

Can You Be Taught to Read in Color?

There are some individuals who read in color — these people have grapheme-color synesthesia. With grapheme-color synesthesia, each letter appears as a certain color. Researchers are studying whether or not this type of synesthesia can be taught.

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September 6, 2012

Color Blocking Makes for Artful Fashion

Color blocking is nothing more than art adapted to fit the human body in the form of certain clothing/color combinations. What’s more, fashionable color blocking is easy to do.

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August 5, 2012

Beautiful Colorful Botanicals

Kenneth Greene has spent the past 35 years doing photographic studies in contrasts, lines, colors and glimpses of life in a moment of time. When Kenneth photographs people, he captures...

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July 1, 2012

Do Colors Change What is Beautiful

What is beautiful? The term is a bit subjective, don’t you think? After all, isn’t beauty in the eye of the beholder?

It most certainly is, but one undeniable quality about color is its ability to make all things beautiful!

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April 24, 2012

Colors Red and Purple: A History of Emotion

Color? At some point in your life you have probably heard or been part of a conversation about how color invokes emotion. Magazines bombard us with color

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March 23, 2012

How Well Do You Know Your Colors?

Have you ever wondered how we go about distinguishing color? Have you ever considered why we call a color by a certain name? The world we live in is saturated...

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February 20, 2012

Color Advances Science

color and science belonged next to each other? Does it surprise you to know that colors actually advance science, and makes new discoveries possible? It is

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