Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Design: Color Theory and Design

This guide provides a selective list of print and multimedia resources about design theory

Color Theory and Design

Color Theory and Design

“Color...Forecasts and Fascination.” The Glass Beadv. 16, issue 1 (Winter 2009), pp. 22-23, ill. Overview of the Pantone system for reproducing color. Location: Periodicals NK3650.B362

Florian, Robert and Dominick Labino. "The Color of Glass Dictates Form." Craft Horizons, v. 26, no. 4, July/August 1966, pp. 29-31. Location: Periodicals TT1.C875

De Grandis, Luigina. Theory and use of color.  New York: Abrams, 1986. 159 pp.  Note:  Translation of: Teoria e uso del colore.  Location: Stacks: ND1489.D32

​Whelan, Bride M.  Color harmony 2: a guide to creative color combinations.  Rockport, MA: Rockport Publishers; Cincinnati, OH: For distribution by North Light, 1994.  160 pp.  Note:  Also have #1 by Chijiiwa, Hideaki. 1987.142 pp. (ND1489.C53).  Color charts and swatches to aid in matching color.  Location: Stacks: ND1489.W56

Weiner, Kay.  “Designing with Color: Basic Color Strategies.”  Glass Art Magazine, v. 3, no. 6, September/ October 1988, pp. 24-27.

 

 

Websites

Mark Matthews

Klaus Moje

Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova