Links


General Information

Colour Order Systems in Art and Science
(English, Francais, Deutsch) - Do you know Isaac Newton’s Theory of Colour? Or maybe Goethe’s? This site includes a total of 59 easy-to-understand, richly illustrated colour theories from Antiquity to modern times. Also, an excellent analysis of color and cultures (Islamic, Chinese, Hebrew).


Science

Color Research and Application
reports on the science, technology, and application of color in business, art, design, education, and industry.

National Center for Biotechnology Information
hosts a database from National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health (Search PubMed)

APA
A commercial site, which allows you to access PSYCLIT (or PSYCINFO as it is now called). Some fees may apply. For example a search for "color" will bring up research about color... for example: "Different shades of perception."

Hanover Psychologly Department
Search for Electronic Journals and Periodicals

Exploratorium - a great resource

Modern color models
Munsell. CIE lab and others

Electromagnetic Spectrum


Vision

Lilac Chaser (***A must see ***)
Amazing optical illusions.

Vision Science
Great resource

Handprint: Color Vision
Light and the eye, color making attributes, forms of color
 



Color Design and Web Design Information

The Power of Color - Interactive!
One of the best tutorials on the web. Excellent design, easy to understand basic concepts (from The Poynter Institute)

Universal Color Language, Level 3
The best reference for "Universal Color Terms"

Interactive Color Wheel
Experiment with saturation, intensity, hue, and luma

Color Codes
Color codes from a variety of sources (RGBHEX, HSL, CMYK)

The Color Spot at HTML Station
A collection of pages about color definitions used in HTML attributes and Cascading Style Sheets.

WebReference.com
The Webmaster's Reference Library: Web Site Design Tips and Tutorials

Unsafe Colormatch
Create color themes in 24-bit color. IE 5.5 or higher required

Make a splash with color
Answers to color questions from the Tech Museum of Innovation and Adobe

Display Your Creativity: Become A Graphic Designer

 


Color and Design Organizations

ISCC
The Inter-Society Color Council is the principal professional society on the field of color in the United States, encompassing the arts, sciences and industry

ad chroma
International organization for color communication, research and eductation ((francais & english)

Publicolor
A not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1996. Our mission: to bring together volunteer communities who transform public spaces by combining color with collaboration. We specialize at re-imagining spaces used by inner city youth.

AIA The American Institute of Architects

ASID The American Society of Interior Designers

CAUS - Color Association of the United States


Painting

Handprint
Pigments, watercolor, brushes and much more


Color Consultants and Artists

Color Consultants for Branding & Marketing

Colorcom
Tap the power of color with professional advice from the experts at Colorcom

Designing Living & Learning Environments for the Young
Design for children from the award-winning design journalist, RO LOGRIPPO

CreativePro
Resources for the creative professional

World Wide Art Resources
Gateway to arts information and culture on the Internet

Internet for the Fine Arts
A network of artists, galleries, museums, organizations, and resources relating to the fine arts.

 


Fun

For children and the young at heart

Bubbles in Your Eyes!
Exploratorium


Color and Health and Beauty

Colors for your wardrobe
Free online color makeover.


New Age -Color Therapy

Chromotherapy

Color/Colour Therapy Net
A page at the Mining Company that focuses on color therapy.

Color and Astrology


 

Open the door to color with ebooks from Color Matters