Jude Stewart

Jude Stewart writes about design and culture for Slate, The Believer, Fast Company and Print among others. Her first book, ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color, is available now.

The Eye
Oct. 25 2013 9:30 AMA Short History of the Iconic Cab Color
Design
June 14 2012 10:43 AMThe Simple, Humble, Surprisingly Sexy ButtonA visual history.
Doublex
Sept. 10 2010 9:59 AMSeeing Spots
Doublex
Feb. 19 2010 7:14 AMPink Is for Battleships
Shopping
June 9 2009 11:23 AMSoil YourselfThe search for the best composter on the market.
Shopping
June 5 2007 1:44 PMFired UpWhich portable grill cranks up the heat? 
Culturebox
Dec. 30 2005 12:13 PMThe Mystery of Dinner for OneHow an obscure British skit has become Germany's most popular New Year's tradition.
The Eye
Oct. 14 2013 5:00 AMWhy Are Jeans Blue?
The XX Factor
June 5 2012 5:46 PMYou’ll Love This Kids’ TV Show (Even if You Don’t Understand It)
Doublex
Sept. 10 2010 9:59 AMSeeing SpotsFrom lepers to paranoia: The twisted history of the polka dot.
Doublex
Feb. 19 2010 7:14 AMPink Is for BattleshipsA history of a decidedly unladylike color.
Explainer
Aug. 6 2008 12:14 PMCan You Stockpile Gasoline?How to save up fuel when prices are cheap.
Shopping
March 15 2007 7:03 AMA Good Run for Your MoneyWhat's the best way to loan a poor entrepreneur $20?
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Nov. 26 2014 12:36 PM Slate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving Edition Josh Keating reads his piece on America’s annual festival pilgrimage.