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Charlotte Fairchild

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Take back your world with color.

Color in furniture, clothing, walls, fences, art, textiles, hair, make-up, and light make a difference in our world. Joe v. The Volcano with Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks showed how sick people look with bad lighting. Make-up in malls and stores is sold with the same kind of bad lighting. Going into a store and searching for a color is impossible in places for products but not in Thrift Stores. Home made items are also common in thrift stores. Can commerce learn from the colors in a Thrift store? There are reasons thrift stores are thriving. One reason is colors are more varied than anywhere new things are sold. In the book Authors of the Impossible, 3 men become writers so they can choose their script instead of letting the dictates of others choose their script. Bring in a flower to match the paint at the store, and do simple things to bring color into the life surrounding each of us.

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  • Mar 14 2013: I was watching the movie "The Devil Wears Prada" and heard the character "Miranda" say that the color trickled down from a designer, and that is why the assistant was wearing the colors she wears. Some one I know keeps saying, "you still like blue" as though that is a bad thing.

    Changing the colors around makes what kind of difference? Can we improve anything besides a city with color on our own? How so?

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