08/11/2010 11:58 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

PRINT DESIGN: The Wonderful Color Wheel on Imprint

Welcome back to my salute to the gorgeous, fallible history of color wheels through the years. The first post on color wheels rolled through the mid-1800s, when Enlightenment-era values of close observation and the scientific method exploded many then-prevalent theories, while simultaneously expanding the flat color wheel into bold new shapes.

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