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Inside San Francisco’s Color Factory

Move over Museum of Ice Cream, there’s a new Instagram darling in town: San Francisco’s 12,000 square foot pop-up Color Factory. The brainchild of Oh Happy Day founder Jordan Ferney, Color Factory features 15 brightly hued rooms for visitors to explore. The rooms feature a rainbow of activities for visitors of all ages; you can get lost in a giant yellow ball pit, color a green mural with giant markers, experience the rainbow ...

Get hungry: check out the best food-inspired Pantone art

In the worlds of graphic, industrial, and fashion design  (and probably other forms of design I’m missing) Pantone swatches are key for color matching. To get that perfect peony-pink shade in the final product, many designers match the intended shade with a Pantone swatch for consistency and clarity. So It’s no wonder many artists and designers are inspired by the the amazing spectrum Pantone offers. There has been a lot of Pantone-inspired ...

Memphis is Having a Moment, Again

Chances are you are familiar with the Memphis style of design, even if you don’t know the name. Think Saved by the Bell or Pee Wee’s Playhouse. It’s a style characterized by colorful and asymmetrical shapes, bold patterning and contrasting colors, often using plastic laminate as a core material. The Memphis Group was an Italian design and architecture collective, founded by Ettore Sottsass in Milan in the early 80’s (big surprise). The ...