The Color of 2009: Mimosa

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Recently, Pantone announced that PANTONE 14-0848 Mimosa is the color of 2009. “In a time of economic uncertainty and political change, optimism is paramount and no other color expresses hope and reassurance more than yellow,” they say. “Mimosa also speaks to enlightenment, as it is a hue that sparks imagination and innovation.” Do you agree? Like you, I’m usually pretty … Read More

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Indonesian Batik Pattern

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Batik, a wax-resist dyeing technique on textile, is a traditional art form from Indonesia. It’s currently enjoying some sort of retro revival among Indonesia’s stylish urbanites. I regret that I never attended one of those batik workshops when I was still living in Yogyakarta and learn more about the techniques to create such beautiful patterns. But hey, see what one … Read More

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