Look – a color thesaurus!

Ingrid Sundberg's color thesaurus yellowIngrid Sundberg’s color thesaurus will be most helpful to writers, poets and copywriters – anyone trying to bring more “color” into their language. Designers will need to stick to a more objective color naming system, like those available from Pantone. But this color thesaurus sure is a lot of fun! Enjoy this preview, or the whole article, from The Independent.

The world’s first thesaurus of colour shades: What kind of yellow is an egg yolk?

 Independent | David Barnett | 

The illustrator Ingrid Sundberg has come up with a clever ‘colour thesaurus.’

“When it comes to colour, most of us are on safe ground with the primaries – but when asked to differentiate between the different shades of blue, for example, we might start to struggle.

That doesn’t mean we’re color blind, more “hue illiterate,” perhaps – a situation not helped by the increasingly creative means paint companies employ to describe their wares – anyone for Farrow and Ball’s Borrowed Light? Or maybe their Dead Salmon?” MORE