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a chart mapping about 1,300 colors & the according (English) names that people gave for them. each name is printed in its own color & positioned on a color wheel. there seem to appear distinct regions for different names, while there are also rich sets of modifiers (”light”, “dark”, “sea”), multi-word names (”army green”), & fun obscure ones (”cerulean”).

[link: doloreslabs.com & berkeley.edu (world color survey)|via boingboing.net]

see also hand drawn sheep market collection.

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