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Principles of Color Design

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A complete revision of what is considered the classic introduction to color for all graphic designers and artists. This book provides a solid foundation for the development of personal color sense, and a practical examination of the myriad effects that can be achieved with color.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 26th 1996 by Wiley (first published November 15th 1986)
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Oct 27, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Es un GRAN libro en el que se explican los principios de color y cómo funcionan en colores luz y colores pigmento.

La primera parte habla de manera general de la composición y cómo crear puntos de interés en un plano.

La segunda parte es mi favorita, puesto que habla de los principios del color y cómo funciona. Incluye explicaciones e ilustraciones muy claras sobre conceptos de diseño como valor, intensidad, tono, armonías de color, circulo cromático, colores complementarios, contrastes, etc.

Jul 02, 2008 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Art students, designers, color theorists, optitricians
Shelves: design
Interesting foray into the science of colors and color mixing, etc... A little dry, and the examples are stale. There is coverage on all aspects of color science, and why different colors can make things seem more voluminous or whatever, but it is a little redundant, and like I said, the writing could use some sprucing up to make it a more enjoyable 100 pages. If you are an insane art student that wants to know as much as possible about anything color related, this is for you. If not, you might ...more
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Born 1936 in Guangdong Province. Studied art and design in the United States from 1961 to 1965. Awarded study grant by the John D. Rockefeller III Fund in 1971, Emeritus Fellowship by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 1998, and Bronze Bauhinia Star Medal by the SAR Government in 2007. Worked as Excutive Assistant of the Extramural Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Assistan ...more

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