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A 17th Century Guide To Colors

Erik Kwakkel, a medieval book historian at Leiden University in the Netherlands, regularly shares images of precious medieval books on his blog. His most recent discovery Traité des couleurs servant à la peinture à l’eau, a guide to paint and color from 1692, has gained huge interest among the design community. Reason enough for us to take a closer look at the “medieval Pantone guide“. colors-2 Continue reading

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