is another part of the colour theory as used in the interior design
area (probably other fields too, but I got to know them via that course. yep, noding my homework
As a brief reference, the socalled colour wheel:
These are the 8 colour contrast
; using the colours black, greys and white. Ok, white contains all colours, but meant is, that you don't see what is generally called a colour.
; means the pure colours like combining red and blue.
- Light and dark
; e.g. a light yellow combined with a dark purple, the divider is chroma
(see also the Munsell system
; there are "warm" and "cold" colours, which has to do with the psychology
of colours, aka what and how you feel
in a red room will be different from the feeling in a blue-dominated room. Imagine
a vertical line from yellow to purple: the colours on the left are considered warm
, and the right cold
; two colours diametrically opposite
in the colour wheel.
; the effects of combining greys with a colour.
; the contrast of a pure colour with its dilute
d form (diluted with white, grey and/or black).
; this is the most vague
term and deals with the "visual balance
". (use your imagination
, that was sort of the summary of my teacher
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