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Color Harmony Compendium: A Complete Color Reference for Designers of All Types

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A selection of content from the entire Color Harmony library offers readers the most comprehensive reference book on the usage of color available today. Included are swatches and material for designers and all types of artists looking for inspiration and guidance to ensure the right color choices for every project.

Hardcover, 25th Anniversary Edition, 432 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Rockport Publishers (first published 2009)
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LODIS
Aug 28, 2015 LODIS rated it liked it
Recommends it for: artists, designers
Shelves: art, reference, design
Met my expectations of a reference book and it needs more examples of different illustrations and applications. But overall it's a great start to introduce beginners to basics and harmony.
Madi
Aug 07, 2014 Madi rated it liked it
Shelves: adult-nonfiction
I liked that the book talked about the power and choice of color used in advertisements and graphic design. I also liked the CYMK color codes at the end of the book.
Amy
Mar 05, 2010 Amy rated it liked it
An interesting book -- I saw it from more of a graphic design perspective than a home decoration "color chart" one. Still, it gave me some ideas and their are perforated pages in the back of paint chips if you really want to get creative.

My problem is: this is a library book so I cannot tear out the chips and I did not get enough value out of the thing to go and purchase my own copy.

Note: the shagging bunnies (in all different colors) on pp. 92-93 were the last thing I expected to see in this bo
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Giegie
Aug 22, 2010 Giegie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: design
i love this book.. cuz helping me to combine color if i want to designing for my task on collage.. include cd.. and we can combine ur own.. whats why i love this book
Cara
Aug 27, 2012 Cara marked it as to-read
Flipped through in B&N. For each basic color, it gives the mood, a bunch of sample pallets, and samples of logos and other things designed in those pallets. Very cool.
Sarah
Dec 09, 2012 Sarah added it
I used this book a lot in class to help people understand how colors work together.The built in color wheel is pretty rad.
Ghada Taha
Mar 14, 2013 Ghada Taha marked it as to-read
I think that it an important book for all graphic designer.
Nadia
Oct 26, 2013 Nadia rated it it was amazing
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loved this color, especially all the different color ideas!
Rhonda D
Mar 21, 2013 Rhonda D rated it it was amazing
As a glass blowers I use this book all the time.
Heba
Mar 26, 2012 Heba rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Designers
Recommended to Heba by: Ahmed Naiem
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Interesting and informative
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