This and That
Management Lessons from Music

Black Everywhere

I get so tired of black phones on black counters, black buttons on black backgrounds. Douglas Adams nailed it 43 years ago in The Restaurant At the End of the Universe: ‘It’s the wild color scheme that freaks me,” said Zaphod whose love affair with this ship had lasted almost three minutes into the flight, “Every time you try to operate on of these weird black controls that are labeled in black on a black background, a little black light lights up black to let you know you’ve done it. What is this? Some kind of galactic hyperhearse?”

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