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Colors of the World
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Based on the "geography of color" analysis method, which Jean-Philippe and Dominique Lenclos have elaborated through years of travel and research, this book examine the palettes of diverse habitats to reveal how geology, climate, light, sociocultural behavior, and the traditions of local residents and construction techniques uniquely shape a landscape's architectural personality and chromatic character.
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Dominique Lenclos, is a classics professor. She collaborates with her husband, Jean-Philippe, in his research. They have written extensively on the geography of color, including Colors of the World and Windows of the World, the companion to Doors of the World. Jean-Philippe Lenclos is a designer-colorist and founder of Atelier 3D Couleur, a studio based in Paris that specializes in the conception and application of color in the environment, architecture, and industrial products. He has exhibited his work in Tokyo, London, Paris, and Lisbon, and he teaches color theory at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs. Dominique Lenclos, a professor of classics, assists her husband in his research and site analyses. Their book Color of France received numerous awards, including the 1983-84 International Color Design award. They are also the authors of Colors of Europe.

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"From a stunning emerald-green cottage in Ireland to mosaicked walls of thatched-roof huts in South Africa, this book is a serious source of color inspiration, no matter where on this planet you call home." -- Oregon Home "This book is a gorgeous design resource for any artist, with stunning photography and clear color analysis based on the writers travels." -- Fiberarts Magazine "Over 600 color photographs reveal striking colour patterns from Yemen to Guatemala." -- Noel Reid - Tyrone Times & Duncannon Gazette (UK) "The issues raised by this outstanding book are many, particularly for those interested in how architecture and landscape have come to terms with each other after many decades of brute opposition." -- Ken Worpole - Green Places (UK) "Glossy paperback with dynamic photographs displaying the brilliant diversity of...color." -- Lovin' Life After 50

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