'Patrick Baty shares the beauty of our world through a rich and diverse palette'
'This new version of Syme’s book provides new examples for each hue the artist described but it also lays bare how endless is the project of classifying colour'
'Fascinating, lavishly illustrated … the essays by four leading experts are both informative and accessible … a very enjoyable read'
House & Garden
'Like a beautiful antique cabinet of curiosities … a delight to delve into … An evocative exploration of all the shades of the natural world'
The Simple Things
'This is a beautiful book, a fascinating object in itself'