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“Color in a New Light” puzzle now available

puzzle-largeOn view in the National Museum of Natural History until March 2017, the exhibition Color in a New Light explores the theme of color through Smithsonian Libraries collections. Now you can take some vibrant color home with the Color in a New Light puzzle, produced with the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and manufactured by Galison.

The 500 piece puzzle centers on an illustration by B. Winstone & Sons, featured in Colour Schemes for the Modern Home, 1933, by Derek Patmore.  Patmore (1908-1972), a prominent mid-20th-century British designer, promoted color as the secret to successful interior design. This image was originally created by B. Winstone & Sons, a renowned ink manufacturer, to demonstrate their superior colored inks. The rainbow-like design is sure to present a colorful challenge for the puzzle lover in your life.

The Color in a New Light puzzle is currently available in the Cooper Hewitt gift shop online. Proceeds from the sale help support the Smithsonian Libraries. You can also explore more fantastic color-related books in our Digital Library.

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  1. Small house design in bangladesh

    great post. I love the color puzzle. This is very useful for our library

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