Marimekko, one of the most well-known Finnish textile companies, was founded by Armi and Viljö Ratia in Helsinki in 1951 as the trendy and innovative arm of their parent business, Printex, which they also formed two years earlier. At Printex, Armi Ratia created bold, experimental printed cotton textiles. Still, after this failed to catch the popular imagination, she founded Marimekko.
Joseph Albers: Interaction. Josef Albers (1888–1976) was a 20th-century modernist who was best known for his Homages to the Square (painted 1950–76) and The Interaction of Color, published by Yale University Press in 1963. He was an exceptional teacher, artist, painter, and colour theorist.
I am not a natural when it comes to being able to distinguish between different shades of the same colour. It has now just become more difficult to differentiate a new shade of blue has hit a market called YinMn. Researchers named the pigment YnMn after its three elements: Yittrium (Y), Indium (In) and Manganese (Mn).