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Tables of Contents for Color for Interior Architecture
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
ix
4
Introduction
xiii
 
1. WHAT IS COLOR?
1
7
COLOR IS LIGHT
1
3
COLOR IS A PERCEPTION
4
1
COLOR IS ENERGY
5
1
COLOR IS COMMUNICATION
6
1
COLOR IS MAGIC
7
1
2. THE DYNAMICS OF INTERIOR COLOR
8
23
LEGIBILITY AND ILLUSION
9
2
COLOR DYNAMICS
11
2
DYNAMICS OF INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR
13
6
DYNAMICS OF OBJECT COLOR
19
4
DYNAMICS OF PATTERN
23
8
3. DEPTH CUES, LEGIBILITY, AND ILLUSION
31
18
THE VISUAL WORLD VERSUS THE VISUAL FIELD
31
2
DEPTH VISION
33
1
ARCHITECTURAL PLANES
34
1
ARCHITECTURAL PLANES AND ILLUSION
35
8
INTERIOR OBJECTS AND ILLUSION
43
6
4. SEEING COLOR AND WHAT IS COLORED
49
10
WHAT IS SEEING?
49
1
THE EYE
50
1
THE RETINA
51
4
THE LATERAL GENICULATE BODIES
55
1
CORTICAL VISUAL AREAS
56
1
SEEING
57
2
5. OPTICAL INTERACTIONS AMONG COLORS
59
12
MAKING FINE DISCRIMINATIONS IN COLOR
59
2
SIMULTANEOUS CONTRAST
61
6
OPTICAL COLOR MIXING
67
1
SUCCESSIVE CONTRAST
68
1
OPTICAL ART AND WALLPAPER
69
2
6. HARMONIC RELATIONSHIPS OF HUES
71
20
TRADITIONAL COLOR SCHEMES
71
2
HUE RELATIONSHIPS
73
2
ARNHEIM'S SYNTAX OF MIXTURES
75
7
PRIMARY AND SECONDARY HUE RELATIONSHIPS
82
3
HUES RELATED BY COMMON CHARACTERISTICS
85
1
HARMONIC RELATIONSHIPS AND THE VALUES OF HUES
86
2
COLOR HARMONY AND PATTERN
88
1
COLOR HARMONY AND THE INTERIOR
89
1
THE DISCRIMINATING EYE
89
2
7. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SURFACE COLOR AND LIGHT
91
8
HUE IN LIGHT
91
1
SURFACE HUE
92
2
VALUE AND BRIGHTNESS
94
1
SATURATION AND LIGHT
94
1
EARTH TONES AND EARTH COLOR INTERMIXTURES
95
4
8. INTERIOR BACKGROUND COLOR
99
18
BACKGROUND COLOR IN THE HIERARCHY OF DESIGN PRIORITIES
99
2
UNITY AND VARIETY IN INTERIOR COLOR
101
1
COLOR IN THE NATURAL WORLD
101
2
CHARACTERISTICS OF COLORS
103
7
INTERIOR PAINTS
110
1
GETTING THE COLOR YOU WANT
111
1
TRANSPARENCY VERSUS THE COVERING ABILITY OF PAINTS
112
1
METAMERISM
113
1
TYPES OF INTERIOR PAINTS
113
1
TESTING COLOR CHOICES
114
3
9. ILLUMINATION, REFLECTIVE MATERIALS, AND COLOR
117
18
DAYLIGHT
117
1
BRIGHTNESS IN THE DAYLIT INTERIOR
118
1
LIGHT REFLECTANCE OF INTERIOR SURFACES
119
4
HUE IN THE DAYLIT INTERIOR
123
1
THE TEMPERATURE OF LIGHT
124
4
PERCEIVED ROOM TEMPERATURE
128
2
TYPES OF LIGHT SOURCES
130
1
COLORED LIGHT
131
1
TEXTURE AND LIGHT REFLECTANCE
131
4
10. THE PERSONAL AND PUBLIC IMAGE OF INTERIOR COLOR
135
12
SYMBOLS AND MENTAL IMAGES
135
2
THE MENTAL IMAGE AS A VALUE SYSTEM
137
4
SOME INTERIOR COLOR MEANINGS
141
3
COLOR TRENDS
144
3
BIBLIOGRAPHY
147
6
CREDITS FOR COLOR ART
153
4
INDEX
157