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Podcast: The Secret Lives of Color
99% Invisible talks to the author of a book about the unknown history of colors
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Host Roman Mars of 99% Invisible, a podcast about the invisible power of architecture and design, talks to the author of The Secret Lives of Color, a collection of fascinating stories about colors, the way they’ve been made through history, and the lengths to which people will go to get the brightest splash of it. Take a tour of the rainbow with Kassia St Clair, who shares her lifelong obsession with colors and some of the curious stories she has discovered along the way behind seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes, and hues.