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Colours in Cultures

Colours in Cultures
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Graphic: As Ebola's Death Toll Rises, Remembering History's Worst Epidemics Ebola is the latest in a long list of infectious disease outbreaks that have plagued humankind. The worst become pandemics, sweeping across continents and killing as many as tens of millions of people. Today, nations are struggling to get Ebola under control. This week saw New York City's first case, while the World Health Organization declared Nigeria and Senegal free of Ebola. (See "From Senegal and Nigeria, 4 Lessons on How to Stop Ebola.") How much higher this epidemic's death toll might climb remains to be seen.

Colors of the Social World (Wide Web) [Infographic + Video] by COLOURlovers When a social network like Twitter allows a user to select a theme to represent themselves in the digital world, that user is choosing to identify their digital persona with colors... And we wanted to look at who chooses what colors... If the world is made up of people and those people have a color preference... what then is the color of Texas? What color are mothers? What color are we?

Chapter 132-135: Colour Terms 1. The World Color Survey The following four maps (132A, 133A, 134A, 135A) show the distribution of colour terms in some of the world's languages, based on the World Color Survey. How to Choose Colours Procedurally (Algorithms) Changing the colours of art can be a great way to increase the amount of content in your game, and add variety and richness. It is relatively easy to implement. What is not always as easy is to get a set of colours that looks nice. Pantone Colour of the Year 2016 announced - what colour will you be painting your walls next year? Every year, Pantone, the global authority on colour, chooses a new colour shade that will influence interior design, fashion and beauty. As THE major forecaster of colour trends and major trend influencer the announcement is anticipated eagerly by people across the world who love design and, of course, colour. This year's colour is: ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY pantone.com

40 Useful and Creative Infographics Six Revisions Menu Main Categories CSS HTML JavaScript Web Design WordPress Web Development Design Inspiration UX Design UI Design His And Hers Colors – Men, Women, And Two Thousand Color Names Picture a happy couple – let’s call them Dick and Jane – out furniture shopping. They happen upon a comfy couch with pink upholstery, and Jane wants to buy it. Whether that puppy glides out the front door, or lingers on the showroom floor, could depend upon the words she uses to describe it. For maximum male appeal, should Jane call her sofa “light red?”

Super Bowl Team Uniforms: A Real Color War Uni-Watch deconstructs sports uniforms and maintains a visual history of sports design. So what do sports uniforms have to do with Munsell? Color of course. We invited Phil Hecken, the Weekend Editor for Uni-Watch, to talk about the upcoming Super Bowl and the history of the team’s colors.

Theory Part 1: The Meaning of Color Color in design is very subjective. What evokes one reaction in one person may evoke a very different reaction in somone else. Sometimes this is due to personal preference, and other times due to cultural background. Color theory is a science in itself. Studying how colors affect different people, either individually or as a group, is something some people build their careers on.

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