Mindhue Studio

Printmaking, conceptual and installation art

Emergence of Color Terms in Order of Complexity

Finally got around to signing and numbering the letterpress experiment. The full title is Emergence of Color Terms in Order of Complexity; here is an image showing the basic layout:

Emergence of Color TermsThe straight-on shot doesn’t really show the embossing, so I took a low-angle image so you can see the IPA letters embossed through the pools of ink:

Embossed Print

Embossed Phonetic Spellings of Color Terms

As mentioned before, the color terms form something of a poem:

dark light warm bright fresh cool base rich