Imagination, the great namer.
And would you believe that my home state of New Jersey plays a key role in this color-naming. So let's name the place: Carlstadt, NJ. Founding in the early '60s, Pantone created a color-standard language for fashion, cosmetic and medical communities. Pantone grew into an color-standards empire also servicing design, ad agencies and the printing communities. Institutes, too. To come full circle (geographically-speaking), Chronicle Books, San Francisco, published the box-set "Pantone: 100 Postcards." A source-book for 2016 poetrybites. Thanks, Pantone. Thanks, Chronicle Books.
By the way, who says there's isn't inspiration in a box?
So to begin the year, here's color and "color-apped". Locally-sourced: Stern Grove.
Let's return to imagination for a second. This I know to be true -- food & poetry are inspired by the imagination's naming of color.