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Colortones Mixtape #004

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Colortones Mixtape #004

We made a playlist for Herman Miller last month, and decided to turn it into a (long overdue!) Colortones episode inspired by an Eames color palette. We also answered some questions about how music influences our work, and took some photos of our stu [...]

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June 21, 2013

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Artists, Color, Music

Colortones Mixtape #003

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Colortones Mixtape #003

Admittedly, this is one of my darker, more fragile mixes, but despite the description, it's mostly hopeful, weaving in a narrative of a kind of surrealistic dream state in which you might awake feeling a little closer to finding your answer, whatever [...]

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March 9, 2012

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Christy

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Colortones Mixtape #002

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Colortones Mixtape #002

To be honest, this mixtape had been sitting around since the first episode was published; the holidays felt like a perfect blur, and this mix felt more like summer than winter, causing me to reflect upon it longer than necessary.

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January 31, 2012

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Christy

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Colortones Mixtape #001

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Colortones Mixtape #001

In the spirit of mixtaping, especially for the inaugural episode, I figured it'd be a good idea to make this one out to my dear friend Liz who, through our many delightful interstate exchanges, unintentionally helped shape the idea of Colortones.

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November 14, 2011

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Christy

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Delicate Trauma: The Oil Paintings of Kwon Kyung-yup

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Delicate Trauma: The Oil Paintings of Kwon Kyung-yup

When I was first introduced to Kwon Kyung-yup through a friend of mine, I somehow dismissed her art as another example of the 'battle damage' fetish that seems to be a reoccurring theme in popular anime and manga.

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October 12, 2011

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Drew

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Artists, Culture, Minimalism

Brian Jungen: Art in Opposition

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Brian Jungen: Art in Opposition

Perfectly juxtaposing "the first and third worlds", Jungen addresses both consumerism and the fetishization of Aboriginal art.

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June 7, 2011

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Drew

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Art, Artists, Modernism

The Poster Design of Network Osaka

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The Poster Design of Network Osaka

"I'm an artist pretending to be a designer" is the definition Network Osaka gives about himself. Involved in design, motion graphics and typography, his love for color, geometry and grid systems can be found in almost any piece of work he produces.

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May 27, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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Mabona Origami

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Mabona Origami

Cue Sipho Mabona, of Mabona Origami... his works and inspiring achievements have awarded him international recognition, and when you see his models, you can see why [...]

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May 16, 2011

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Michael

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Animation, Artists, Inspiration

Goran’s Colorful Illustrations

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Goran’s Colorful Illustrations

Sometimes, all we need is a colorful and cheerful style to win us over, and Goran from Italy definitely got me in this department.

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May 12, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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Geometry & Psychodelia: Jorge Letona

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Geometry & Psychodelia: Jorge Letona

Filled with colorful geometric forms, psychedelic compositions, and pop culture icons, Jorge Letona's work, although strange in its nature, is creative and intriguing.

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April 29, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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The Photorealism of Alyssa Monks

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The Photorealism of Alyssa Monks

Photorealism began as reaction to modern and abstract art which by the late 60s had finally broken into the mainstream. It's one of those underrated movements that to this day is still written about as some sort of novelty. I couldn't disagree more.

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April 21, 2011

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Drew

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The Digital Art of Christian Con L’ H

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The Digital Art of Christian Con L’ H

In an industry focused on pixel-perfect, vector-precise, and sometimes even photorealistic design, Christian's work stands out for the quirky, organic style.

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April 20, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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