Pantone

+Pantone announced their color of the year this week. Emerald Green will be the color focus of the year throughout the design industry so keep your eye out!

+Legendary architect, Oscar Niemeyer passed away at the age of 104 on Wednesday. He's known for designing beautiful architecture around the world and his brilliance will be missed.

+Speaking of great architecture, Kate Arends from Wit + Delight has a great post on Louis Kahn and is famous Norman Fisher House.

+They are the coolest city lights you'll ever see... L.A. Times Photography posted satelite images of earth at night on-line and they are spectacular. Frame-worthy for sure!

+If you're a new designer starting out or you just have some questions about working in the design industry, graphic designer Shauna Haider has a great advice column on her blog Nubby Twiglet.

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