Throughout history, artists, scientists, and philosophers have attempted to explain the color spectrum. "Color: A Visual History from Newton to Modern Color Matching Guides" offers the fascinating history of how color has been recorded, explored, and understood, from the 1600s to present day. Using an extraordinary collection of original color material that includes charts, wheels, artists’ palettes, and swatches, the book showcases centuries of significant scientific discoveries and artistic exploration. It celebrates the visual quality and beauty of various color theories over time and highlights the creativity of their design and codification. This stunning display of shades, tints, and tones is a perfect guide for anyone working in the arts or passionate about color in their personal lives.

Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 10 3/4", 240 pages.

DESIGNER: Alexandra Loske