Need to decide on the best colour combinations for an interior? Need inspiration for your latest designs? This is the ultimate guide to colour, packed with hundreds of real world examples, technical information and the history and theory of colour. Covering print, product, fashion, art and architecture, it is perfect for students, professional and aspiring designers alike.
Jeremy Lehrer was formerly a senior editor at Print, the leading American graphic-design magazine. While at Print, he was part of an editorial team that garnered two National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, the top honour in the US magazine industry. He currently writes about design, spirituality and sustainability for a variety of publications. His earliest impressions of colour include a red and white lighthouse and a reproduction of a Joan Miro painting. Rosalind Ormiston is a researcher, lecturer and author in art, architecture and design history. She lectures in art and architectural history at Kingston University, London. Her recent publications include Colour Source Book, Alphonse Mucha: Masterworks, Art Deco: The Golden Age of Graphic Art and Illustration; Michelangelo: His Life and Works in 500 Images and Leonardo da Vinci: His Life and Works in 500 Images. Michael Robinson is a freelance lecturer and writer on British art and design history. Originally an art dealer with his own provincial gallery in Sussex, he entered academic life by way of a career change, having gained a first class honours and Masters degree at Kingston University. He is currently working on his doctorate, a study of early modernist period British dealers. He continues to lecture on British and French art of the Modern period.