A comment left in response to the last post questioned the connection between the color magenta and Paul Rand. This connection is clearly a leap of my own (messy attic that it is) brain. For some reason, the color magenta and its importance in the 4-color printing process bring to my mind the design and illustration work of American modernist Paul Rand who used it boldly alongside mostly primary colors, pure green and black. While Rand has nothing to do with the focus of this blog, I love it that a discussion about the French and Italian significance of a color leads me right back to my native roots and passions:
What is it?The Daily Cure for me is trying to smell taste touch—really experience— something, each day, that reminds me that I'm alive and, mostly, happy to be here. A small moment that should go a long way, at least in theory.
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love me some paul rand! i went through a magenta phase, too. love it! as well as cyan. wow…..clean AND energetic, that magenta.
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