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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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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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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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Behind The Colortones Mixtape Series

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Behind The Colortones Mixtape Series

Some of us still habitually call them mixtapes in this new era. We were probably those kids who lived and breathed DIY cassette culture, carefully compiling moods and themes. Whatever the impetus, mixtapes are awfully personal statements.

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November 14, 2011

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Christy

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Color, Culture, Music

Lomography RedScale Film: A Trial Run

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Lomography RedScale Film: A Trial Run

Last year, Lomography released the first ever roll of pre-loaded red scale film. I thought I'd figure out what all the buzz was about. From bright sunny landscapes to intriguing portraiture to long-exposures, my expectations were surpassed.

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June 6, 2011

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Color, Photography, Reviews

Fellissimo 500 Colored Pencils

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Fellissimo 500 Colored Pencils

Fellissimo is a Japanese brand that makes colored pencils and crayons, and offers consumers the ability to purchase a 500 colored pencils subscription that you receive over the course of 20 months.

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November 19, 2010

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Christy

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Art, Color, Inspiration

Colors in A Single Man

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Colors in A Single Man

Last fall, Tom Ford made his directorial debut with A Single Man. Every grainy scene is beyond gorgeous. Aside from the stunning mid-century modern fashion and production design (by the same team that designed Mad Men), Ford uses color as an instrume [...]

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October 26, 2010

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Christy

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Color, Film, fashion

360° Color: A Peek Inside Pantone

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360° Color: A Peek Inside Pantone

The first Pantone Guide in 1963 featured only 500 colors. Over the years, the range of colors has continued to expand. A rare look into the behind-the-scenes of the design world's color standard.

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May 31, 2010

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Christy

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Color, Design, Film

PSA Reading Print

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PSA Reading Print

We've been working on a new PSA (Public Service Announcement) series that communicates important issues in a straightforward manner. The first print is targeted to children, encouraging them to read.

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March 3, 2010

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Color, Design, New Work

Black Paper, White Walls

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Black Paper, White Walls

The first advertising book I’d ever read was Ogilvy on Advertising, and Mr. Ogilvy asserted in his overture that he most certainly hated rules even though he was sometimes attacked for imposing them. [...]

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December 4, 2009

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Christy

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