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A group of artists in Korea teamed up with Pantone to create incredible road murals, which were painted with hydrochromic paint – a special formula which changes from transparent to opaque when it gets wet. Inspired by South Korea’s culture of emphasizing the importance of the flow of rivers, the paintings utilize Korea’s topographical features that create a flow and puddle of rain water in every street to fill the streets with color and life.

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Hundreds of years ago an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolours. This artist would mix and write about the colours and its effects in a book spanning nearly 800 pages long. The book itself resembles immensely our contemporary pantone colour chart which wasn’t published until 1963, almost 300 years later. The book is kept in Aix-en-Provence, France and can be read HERE.

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