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Interior Design: Colour

Resources to support students in the Bachelor of Interior Design program



Llinks to industry information and supportive resources 

  • Color Association of the United States:  The Color Association of The United States creates and delivers global color intelligence across industries.  It serves as premier forecast agent, specialized educator, and trusted advisor to color professionals whose responsibility is to ensure marketplace success for their color decisions in the realm of brands, product and service, and spatial environments.

  • ColorMatters: Comment from the owner: “The primary focus of my work since 1988 is color psychology. As a branding expert, I’ve provided colour consultation for a vast array of projects – for clients such as Tylenol, Nokia Mobile Phones, Eastman Kodak and Dow Chemical.”

  • Colour Theory: Vision and color are at the heart of painting. Here is the most comprehensive discussion for artists of color perception, colour psychology, “colour theory” and colour mixing available online, and one of the most comprehensive available anywhere in any format.

  • Pigments through the Ages“Pigments through the Ages is one of several exhibits in the WebExhibits online museum, all of which promote discovery through multidisciplinary approaches that support all learning styles. WebExhibits is a public service of the Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement (IDEA).”

  • Worqx: the site presents a bit of information about development, the widely used color theory tutorial, and links to a variety of external resources regarding both design and development.