Secret Language of Color Science, Nature, History, Culture, Beauty of Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Violet

ISBN-10: 1579129498
ISBN-13: 9781579129491
Edition: 2013
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 10.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.322
Language: English

• There is not a single moment of our day or aspect of our existence that is not influenced by color. From science (the electromagnetic spectrum, quantum mechanics and light absorption, light scattering, how humans see color and how vision evolved, and color blindness) to nature (the sky, rainbows, minerals and gems, animal pigmentation, and how animals use color to find food and mates or to protect themselves) to culture (color as a signifier, color and navigation, religion and ritual, design, and personal identity).•The Secret Language of Color is the most thorough investigation into the role of color in every aspect of life on our planet.•Organized by chapters including The Physics and Chemistry of Color; The Universe; Flora; Animals; Humans; and Culture, which are interspersed with additional chapters that that focus on each hue in the spectrum individually including Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Violet.•The design is both beautiful and informative, and includes dozens of visual exercises that clearly demonstrate some amazing principals of the science of color.

Arielle Eckstut is a literary agent with James Levine Communications & the coauthor of "Satchel Sez". She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Joann Eckstut is a leading color consultant who works with a wide range of professionals including architects, developers, and manufacturers of name brands. She is founder of The Roomworks, a prominent NYC interior design firm and is one of 12 designers chosen by the Color Association of the United States to create the yearly interior/environmental forecast that is bought by major industries to keep up with color trends. She is the author of Room Redux: The Home Decorating Workbook and The Color Palette Primer: A Guide to Choosing Ideal Color Combinations for Your Home. She lives in Rensselaerville, New York.

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