Raw Color, whose vegetable dye experiments we blogged here late last year, is a design studio that makes color their primary agenda, experimenting with dyes, paper folding, and textures to bring hue to the forefront.
Impressed by their "polychromatic portfolio" during a studio visit, design publication Sight Unseen invited them to do a series of color studies, "open-ended but somehow exploring their love of color." The result is a series of four delightful photographic still lifes, each one exploring a color family.
Pictured above is red, which according to Raw Color, "is the color of tension and explosion. We had this blown up balloon and the plastic fork is on the verge of popping it."
See green, brown, and skin tones after the jump and read the whole article at Sight Unseen.
"Green is a story about balance. There are so many shades, and this one's so specific. It's finding the right composition."
"For the skin shades, we used vegetables and eggs to show the vulnerability of the color."
"And brown is a story about the unpolished roughness of nature."