vischeck: shape + colourblind.

My obsession with colour takes many forms: design, emotion, and art are obvious. But I’m also fascinated with the science and history of colour and about how the lack of colour can affect us.

Paul Martin, a web designer in Orlando, Florida (not the former Canadian Prime Minister, though I’m sure he’s looking for something to talk about these days…), posted colour-sighted vs. colour-blind comparisons on his site at Critique Wall. Using a site called Vischeck, which approximates for the rest of us how people with various types of colourblindness see stuff out in the world, we get images like these:

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Via Core 77

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