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Paint your house in the same colours as the vikings did

 

vikingetiden farver palette maling
Photo: Sagnlandet Lejre

Now, archaeologists and chemists from the National Museum of Demark have studied the colour use of the Viking era, and by means of chemical analyzes of color pigments on different findings and a collection of existing knowledge in the field, they have succeeded in finding out what the Viking colours looked like.

The colours are now available to everyone in the form of a colour palette, as archaeologists thought that others might also be interested in making use of the Viking colours. You can read more about the project on the National Museum’s website.

Read an article in Danish in videnskab.dk

International Colour Day 2018

In Stockholm a colourful audiance listened to  Isabell Tresse talking about her winning proposal  to Prisad Färg 2017 AS IF – relection on Bangalure in India and Kviberg in Göteborg

 

 

och Hélène de Clermont-Gallerande, Chanel  Paris speaking about.The changing colours of Chanel’s lipstick ranges from 1960. 

Did you know that the Chanel Palette has changed considderably?. Some old goodies as ”RougeCoco” still remains, but the palette is darker to day (” Rouge noir”) than in the 1960s.

 

Soon time for Prisad Färg 2018

A colour design competition for newly graduataed andstudents of design,
architecture, visual communication and art in Sweden.

This year’s theme:

The Colour Blue

The coulour most people like the most: Heaven, sea, eternity, authoroty, calm, infinity, coolness, melancholym the colour of the Virgin Mary

 

We will celabrate the International Colour Day 21 March

Colourspotting at Etage 1, Rosenlundsgatan 40, Stockholm

Hélène de Clermont-Gallerande, Chanel  Paris will speak about.The changing colours of Chanel’s lipstick ranges from 1960

Isabell Tresse, HDK Göteborg will present her winning proposal for Prisad Färg 2017 – SOM OM (As If)

More info and sign up

Our partners NCS I Caparol I Jotun I Nordsjö I Ogeborgs I sto I Alcro I Bacala I ETAGE 1

Isabell Tresse vann Prisad Färg

IN ENGLISH

L’image contient peut-être : 5 personnes, personnes souriantes, personnes debout

Isabell Tresse från HDK i Götebörg tog hem första priset med sitt förslag SOM OM 

Utgångspunkten för detta projekt var upplevelser och minnen från min tid i Indien, säger Isabell. Min metod bestod av att använda en fysisk plats i Göteborg – Kviberg, som en förankring och bollplank. Projektet har varit utforskande under hela processen och handlar om färgers berättarkraft och en konversation mellan Bengaluru, Indien och Kviberg, Sverige.
Vad händer i mötet mellan mina minnen av Indien och den fysiska platsen Kviberg? Hur skulle Kviberg se ut om det var, som om, det vore i Indien?

Juryns motivering:
På ett konstnärligt sätt påvisa färgens förmåga att knyta samman
människor globalt och socialt, som tar oss förbi traditionella
genusperspektiv.

 

 

 

 

 

2:a pris
TRÄNINGSVERKET
Tove Blanck, Anna Bårdén och Josefine Grönlund
Arkitektur, Chalmers tekniska högskola
Juryns motivering: På ett konkret och inspirerande sätt bryta mot konventionella mönster. Detta kan på ett enkel sätt realiseras på den existerande
stereotypa gymmiljön.

 

 

 

 

3:dje pris
FÄRGPAVILJONG
Catrin Frick och Oskar Stare
Arkitektur, Chalmers tekniska högskola
Juryns motivering: På ett tillgängligt och välkomnande sätt bjuda in betraktaren att fysiskt utforska färgens påverkan i en rumslig miljö.

 

 

The colours of Swedish Counties: Bohuslän

Bohuslän

This is the ninthbook in a series of Swedish Counties and their colours.  The authors interior designer Lena Anderson and human geographer Marja Lindblom give us a quick tour to  Hålö and the Marble Pool, the Stonemasonary Museum, Gullholmen Captain´s home and much more.

Previous books deal with Gotland, Dalarna, Lappland, Närke, Skåne, Södermanland, Värmland and Västergötland. Theese small books are intended as inspiration for delving into each province´s sights and activities, offering colour suggestions and functioning as tourist guides.

Texts in Swedish and English

More info at www.svenskalandskapsfarger.se

Award ceremony – Prisad Färg

THE JURY HAS NOMINATED THREE PROPOSALS

FÄRGPAVILJONG (Colour Pavillion)
Catrin Frick och Oskar Stare
Arkitektur, Chalmers Tekniska Högskola

SOM OM (As If)
Isabell Tresse
HDK – Högskolan för Design och Konsthantverk i Göteborg

TRÄNINGSVERKET (Palace of Exercise) 
Tove Blanck, Anna Bårdén, Josefine Grönlund
Arkitektur, Chalmers Tekniska Högskola

AWARD CEREMONY
The ward ceremony will take place at 4 p m February 6 in Greenhouse Café area C20:36, Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair

STAND:
Proposals are shown in stand C20:19 in Greenhouse.
MINGLE:
After the award ceremony mingle with the awardees at stand  C20:19 in Greenhouse.

Joel Meyerowitz. Why Color?

Gallerie c/o Berlin
09/12/17 to 11/03/18
Joel Meyerowitz Retroperspective

Starting in 1962, Joel Meyerowitz began experimenting with using color photography first and added black-and-white photography to his work just shortly afterwards. In 1966 he drove across the whole of Europe, and he used color photography’s special qualities when the subject required color shades and luminosity for being connected. He nevertheless made deliberate use of black and white in order to highlight contrasts between elements of the image, be they artistic or graphic. Within a few years after his return, he began working exclusively in color, which was a break with the staunchly remaining black-and-white dictum of artistic photography and photojournalism.

 

A group of four young women stand outside a store.
Their clothes are brilliantly colored, their pumps white,
their backcombed hair immaculate. What would this
charming picture, so rich in nuances, be without color?