The Colour Bible

£22.00

Colour is intrinsic to the human experience; it guides us with subconscious visual cues throughout our lives. Get it right in your design or art and you can enhance mood and atmosphere, and create a desired psychological or even physiological effect. ‘The Colour Bible’ is a contemporary handbook for navigating this fascinating world. It dives into 100 profiles of significant colours and tracks them through their genesis, historical usage in art and design, and contemporary connotations and uses.

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The Colour Bible is one to return to again and again.” – Elephant

“This definitive guide…will no doubt inform many future colour choices.” – House & Garden

An essential source for graphic designers, artists, interior designers, fashion designers, illustrators and creatives of any kind who work with colour.

Colour is intrinsic to the human experience; it guides us with subconscious visual cues throughout our lives. Get it right in your design or art and you can enhance mood and atmosphere, and create a desired psychological or even physiological effect. The Colour Bible is a contemporary handbook for navigating this fascinating world of colour. It dives into 100 profiles of significant colours and tracks them through their genesis, historical usage in art and design, and contemporary connotations and uses.

– A potted history of each colour
– Key colour associations from around the world
– Contemporary connotations and brand design
– Practical advice on how to use and combine colours in your work

Additional information

Weight 0.84 kg
Dimensions 20.4 × 16.4 × 2.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

320

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

701.85 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K