In colorimetry, the Munsell color system is a color space that specifies colors based on three color dimensions: hue, value (lightness), and chroma (color purity). It was created by Professor Albert H. Munsell in the first decade of the 20th century and adopted by the USDA as the official color system for soil research in the 1930s.
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Color can play tricks on color. Just as warm colors can make a room appear smaller and cozier, cool colors have the effect of making a space seem larger, more airy.