What Is Color?: An Introduction from the Psychological Viewpoint. Psychophysiological Effects. Psychosomatrics, Emotions, and Design. Characteristics and Effects of Major Hues. Those Achromatic Environments. Color Fundamentals. Vision and Light. Biological Effects of Light. Analysis and Establishment of Design Goals. Offices and VDT Computer Workstations. Health Care Facilities. Mental Health Centers and Psychiatric Hospitals. Industrial Work Environments. Schools. Food and Foodservice. Color for Exteriors. A New Role and Challenge. Appendix. Bibliography.
Frank H. Mahnke is President of the International Association of Color Consultants/Designers for which he conducts seminars on the psychological and physiological effects of color, light, and human reaction to the built environment. He is also the founder and director of the American Information Center for Color and Environment in San Diego, California. Mr. Mahnke is an environmental designer and consultant for architectural projects in the private sector as well as for local, state, and federal government.