Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Thu May 2 16:24:37 UTC 2002

On Thu, 2 May 2002, Ed Keer wrote:

# [My wife] also uses
#"color sense" which means a designers sense of what
#colors go well together, as in "Mary has good color

I have often heard "color sense" in this meaning, not
particularly in any art/design-professional context, but
"colorway" never before seeing the example I posted.
Here's a recent citation, with a hyphen:

One wouldn't guess his wealth to look at him, for he dressed like a
workman, if there were any workmen so lacking in color-sense.
  -- Lois McMaster Bujold, _Memory_, Ch.28, Copr. 1996,
     pp. 429-430 in the Baen Books Original first paper printing

-- Mark A. Mandel

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