Understand social, political and environmental factors driving color trends. Learn color trends that may be incorporated into commercial interiors. Provide inspiration for use of color in design products. Learn about the process of color forecasting.
Color evolution tells the story of progression into a new future through color with six personas/ The consumption of our economy is now on a collision course with the resources of our planet. The personas are conflicted with two contradictory qualities to create a new world of possibilities. Innovation and progress is found in the middle. Join Creative Director Reesie Duncan in a poignant discussion coupled with powerful imagery of the radical, the visionary, the nomad, the futurist, the resident, and the globe seeker.
Entry Level (recognition/recall/comprehension)
1 Theory and Creativity
Where Inspiration Begins: Color and Design
Identify how colors impact our lives. Define how fashion influences color trends. Explain ways in which manufacturers do their color research. Explain range of color trends for the coming year. Provide examples of color trends in commercial and residential interiors.
Relationships on color wheel/how colors are combined. Mechanisms human eye/brain use to process color. How color affects emotions/behaviors. Electromagnetic spectrum and principles of color addition/subtraction. Color is affected by natural/artificial lighting. Color trends/emerging colors/schemes.
Color & Light (H&S)
Ability to summarize role of light and process that occurs between brain/eye for humans to perceive color. Differentiate various types of lighting properties and characteristics. Describe simultaneous contrast, metamerism, color constancy. Explain Light Relfectance Value (LRV).
Article: Color Sense: Introduction to Color Pyschology (H&S/W)
Identify color quality to compensate for diminished visual acuity. Select color based on design objectives, rather than design aesthetics. Recognize human physiological responses to color. Match color palette, in context, to the intention of the space.
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