Lively and engaging, the book opens with an explanation of the color connection to human perception and experience. Subsequent chapters discuss pigment and light, myths and biases regarding color and specific colors, and the impact of color on health and psychology. The second half of the book focuses on practical applications of color in interiors, architecture, advertising, and fashion and textiles. Closing chapters are devoted to color in culture and society, color order systems, and ways to push the color envelope.
Structured so that each chapter is a self-contained unit, the book allows instructors to tailor the material to their courses. Extensively field-tested by numerous instructors and their students, Color: The Secret Influence is ideal for courses in art, product design, interior design, and fashion design.