Color, Environment, and Human Response An Interdisciplinary Understanding of Color and Its Use as a Beneficial Element in the Design of the Architectural Environment

ISBN-10: 0471286672

ISBN-13: 9780471286677

Edition: 1996

List price: $85.00
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Written for architects, interior designers, and color consultants, this ambitious study explores the psychological and physiological effects of color in the man-made environment. Scientific findings and industry-by-industry examples are furnished to help professionals specify colors that will create healthful environments in hospitals, schools, restaurants, and other public facilities.
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List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/9/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 248
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Bettina Rodeck, KlampenborgDr. phil., Dipl.-PAd., Dipl.-Des. (interior design), dipl. color consultant and designer IACC. Freelance activity and collaboration with Partnerschaftliche Gestaltungsgruppe Mainz (PGM). Teacher at the Salzburger Seminare fA1/4r Farbe und Umwelt der IACC.Gerhard Meerwein, MainzProfessor at the Fachhochschule in Mainz, architect, interior designer, dipl. color consultant and designer IACC. Partnerschaftliche Gestaltungsgruppe Mainz (PGM). Teacher at the Salzburger Seminare fA1/4r Farbe und Umwelt der IACC.Frank H. Mahnke, Geneva and San DiegoEnvironmental designer and color consultant and designer IACC. International consultant, designer, teacher. Founder and director of the American Information Center for Color and Environment, president of the IACC. Author of Color, Environment & Human Response (New York: Verlag Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1996). Teacher at the Salzburger Seminare fA1/4r Farbe und Umwelt der IACC.

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