Living in Color

by Liza Laserow

Screen Shot 2013-08-20 at 7.47.07 AM1st Dibs editorial “Living in Color” by Clair Watson

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Watson writes: ” We all know that a splash of red in a monochromatic room adds some excitement. But red also reveals a person’s force of will, at least according to Swiss psychologist Dr. Max Luscher, who first utilized color-preference as a psychological measurement in the 1940’s. Still in use today, his test shows that color choice reveals your true personality and current mood. The following pages build on Dr. Luscher’s eight basic test colors, providing some chromatic inspiration to aesthetes of all the shades.”

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