:Doug Thompson

About Doug Thompson

Doug Thompson is Product and Technical Sales Manager at First Source Worldwide. With over 25 years working with color, he proudly boasts the stereotype of Color Geek. He specializes in color use for plastics, coatings, HI&I, as well as singing 80s pop songs.

Plastics Grade Pigments with Improved Dispersibility

By |January 8th, 2021|Blog|

Dispersion of pigments is a mechanical and chemical pro [...]

The State of the SDS

By |May 16th, 2019|Blog|

Communicating hazards of chemicals has been an admirabl [...]

Technical and Theoretical Considerations of Dark Colors

By |August 8th, 2017|Blog|

Prototypical color communication requires a light sourc [...]

How Humans See Color

By |April 11th, 2017|Blog|

Many people have seen the below image, often being pass [...]

  • color spaces

How to Use Color Spaces to Talk About Color

By |January 31st, 2017|Blog|

Our interaction with color is psychological. We recogni [...]

Why Are There Dyes In My Cleaners?

By |November 22nd, 2016|Blog|

Household, industrial, and institutional (HI&I) che [...]

  • mulch colorant in red for landscaping

How to Upgrade Your Home With Mulch

By |September 27th, 2016|Blog|

Improving a home’s curb appeal is on most homeowners’ t [...]

  • auto ice melt

Selecting the Best Color for Ice Melts

By |July 19th, 2016|Blog|

Talking about winter commuting almost always leads to s [...]

  • blue pond dye for landscaping

How to Keep Your Pond Blue & Healthy

By |June 7th, 2016|Blog|

Any child knows that blue is the color of clean lakes, [...]

  • water soluble packaging for pond dyes in blue powder

Stop the Mess – Smart Packaging for Dye Control

By |March 29th, 2016|Blog|

Let's face it, it's hard to control the little particle [...]