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Fri, 18 May 2018 14:00:47 +0000
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Object of the Day
bright colors
graphic design
printing process
<img width="300" height="300" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features a rectangular poster whose surface is covered with with strips of color gradients and printers marks organized into various shapes. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 300w, 150w, 170w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" data-attachment-id="29922" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="300,300" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;16&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Matt Flynn, Photographer&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;Hasselblad CF-39MS&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1387453038&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;Image may not be reproduced without authorization of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;80&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;100&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0.00625&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="90531_17a7545b90c5aca4_sq" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />To celebrate the opening of Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color (May 11, 2018-January 13, 2019), Object of the Day this month will feature colorful objects from the exhibition. Graphic designer Fanette Mellier (French, b. 1977) has a contemporary practice that frequently highlights process in the printed medium.  Her stunning poster, Specimen, initially appears abstract.  Dominated by...
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