The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume that makes a perfect holiday gift“Beautifully written .
” —NPR, Best Books of 2017The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes and hues.
Across fashion and politics, art and war, the secret lives of color tell the vivid story of our culture.
Full of anecdotes and fascinating research, this elegant compendium has all the answers.
Clair has turned her lifelong obsession with colors and where they come from (whether Van Gogh’s chrome yellow sunflowers or punk’s fluorescent pink) into a unique study of human civilization.
“This passionate and majestic compedium will leave you bathed in the gorgeous optics of light.
From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso’s blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid yellow to kelly green, and from scarlet women to imperial purple, these surprising stories run like a bright thread throughout history.
Recent grads facing a changing economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N.
This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics.
In today’s complex job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever.
Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work—and which don’t.
Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world’s most popular job-search book is updated for 2019, tailoring Richard Bolles’s long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today’s job-hunters and career-changers.