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True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes & Pigments (Revised & Updated)

True Colors is about artists who create color from natural materials, and about the historical importance and environmental sustainability of this practice. Deep conversations with twenty-eight artisans from every part of the globe reveal their wisdom, traditions, and know-how —and suggest that we ignore what they know at our peril. Traditional approaches to making color offer sustainable options to a fashion system badly in need of them and memorable cultural narratives to a world hungry for beauty and spirituality.

Keith Recker is the perfect person to collect and share these stories. His years of global travel, working with artisan groups and individuals as well as connecting them to influential designers in the fashion and interiors industries, puts this book right on trend, though the stories are timeless. A complete spectrum of glorious color sweeps through the pages by way of carefully curated photography. True Colors provides an immersive visual experience and an inspiring travelogue of personal stories and practical information from more than two dozen artists who are leaving their mark on the world.