Narration about color: Indigo story

Ivan Černušák, Danica Černušáková

SUMMARY Colours. For the majority of us they are life-long companions. Modern man perceives colours as self-evident fact and only rarely asks the question: Where do they come from? In the past, only natural dyes were part of our colourful world. Today, many of colours around us are synthetic or “electronic”. This is very short […]

SUMMARY The identity of modern architecture seems inseparable from the whiteness of its surfaces. But why white? Why do modernists surround themselves with white walls? This paper deals with the phenomenon of white as a framework for portraying the social and cultural development of whiteness throughout history. It outlines a new critical interpretation of the privileging of the […]