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Colour Topics
 
This colour topic list comes originally from the the 11th Congress of AIC website and is taken as a starting point for ellaboration and extension.


work in progress...

A Colour in Nature

  • Ecology
  • Geology
  • Flora
  • Fauna
  • Meteorology
  • Astronomy

B Colour Physics

  • Light Sources
  • Optics
  • Colour Rendering
  • Polarisation
  • Fluorescence
  • Retro-reflection

C Colour Chemistry

  • Causes of Colour
  • Pigments
  • Dyes
  • Paints
  • Inks
  • Processes
  • Plastics
  • Building Materials

D Colour Vision

  • Evolution and Ecology of Colour Vision
  • Anatomy of the Eye and Brain
  • Neural Coding
  • Colour Vision Deficiencies
  • Colour Vision and Aging
  • Colour Vision Examination
  • Occupational Aspects of Colour Vision

E Colour Measurement

  • Photometry
  • Colorimetry
  • Colour Difference
  • Standards
  • Instruments

F Applications of Colour Science

  • Food and Colour
  • Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science
  • Forensics
  • Art Conservation

G Colour Imaging

  • Reproduction
  • Multi-Spectral Imaging
  • Colour Management
  • Vision Models
  • Displays
  • Printing

H Colour Psychology

  • Perception
  • Emotion
  • Synaesthesia
  • Experience
  • Preference
  • Colour Harmony

I Colour Communication

  • Meaning and Semiotics
  • Language
  • Publication and Calligraphy
  • Broadcasting
  • Photography, Theatre and Film
  • Cartography
  • Advertising, Packaging and Marketing

J Colour Theory

  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Aesthetics
  • Colour Naming
  • Colour Order Systems

K Colour in Art, Design and the Built Environment

  • Architecture, Interior and Lighting Design
  • Furniture, Furnishings, 3D and Industrial Design
  • Landscape Architecture and Horticulture
  • Urban Design and Planning
  • Transportation Design
  • Graphic Design and Multimedia Design
  • Design for Performing Arts
  • Painting and Printmaking
  • Sculpture and Installations
  • Ceramics and Glass
  • Fibre Art
  • Jewellery and Metalwork

L Colour in Clothing and Fashion

  • Textiles
  • Leather and Other Materials
  • Fashion Design
  • Cosmetics and Hair
  • Shoes and Accessories

M Appearance Measurement

  • Surface Quality
  • Texture
  • Gloss
  • Transparency and Translucency

N Colour Education

  • General
  • Discipline Specific
  • Pedagogy
  • Teaching Aids
  • Use of Computers
  • Use of the Internet

International Colour Association 2009 last change: March 2, 2010