To start the year in color, here is a super visual calendar designed by British graphic designer Derek Bowers, for the 2011 Pantone calendar. The color wheel contains a mosaic of 1440 graphic images with visual and cultural references.
The story of the Color Wheel is a very interesting one which I would strongly suggest reading over at Imprint, for a full history class. But in the meantime here are visuals that are most appealing to me. All of these antique color wheels and color cards were hand made in the 16th, 17th and [...]