Theories and Applications
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|Format:||Hardcover, 672 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 June 2012|
Compelling research on color, its use in design, its application in fashion, interior design, art, and food.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Colour and colour perception: What is colour? Variability in normal and defective colour vision: consequences for occupational environments; Colour illusions and the human visual system; Colour psychology: the emotional effects of colour perception; Understanding colour perception and preference; Predicting responses to colour. Part 2 Measuring and describing colour: International standards for colour; Colour description and communication; Colour naming for colour communication; Colour specification and visual approval methods for textiles; Colour management and approval methods in lithographic printing. Part 3 Colour, design and coloration: The history of colour theory in art, design and science; Enhancing design using colour; Understanding and forecasting colour trends in design; Colour symmetry: the systematic colouration of patterns and tilings; The history of dyes and pigments: from natural dyes to high performance pigments; Dye types and application methods; Colour printing techniques. Part 4 Colour and design in particular applications: Colour trends and selection in fashion design; Colour in interior design; Colour in food; Choosing effective colours for websites; Evolution and colour change in works of art.
About the Author
Janet Best is a Colour Management Specialist at Colour Diversity, and has extensive experience as a specialist in fashion retail colour management, accreditation, training and environmental best practice.
|Publisher: ||Woodhead Publishing|
|Dimensions: ||24.08 x 16.05 x 4.09 centimeters (1.52 kg)|