Jude Stewart is the author of two books, "Patternalia: An Unconventional History of Polka Dots, Stripes, Plaid, Camouflage, & Other Graphic Patterns" and "ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color." She writes about design and culture for Slate, Fast Company, and The Believer among others, and blogs about design for Print.
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