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The Mystery of Color

A guide for the ‘purplexed’

WWhat do you know about color? You probably know some basics of color theory: Colors live in a circle, and they’re made of light. Some are warm, and others cool, etc.

In my years as a designer, I’ve often wondered how we came to take these peculiar ideas for granted. Color is often the most salient element of design and perhaps the least understood. How…

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Ben Hersh

Ben Hersh

I design tools for everyday life. Currently at Google. Previously at Dropbox, Medium.

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