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Author Swirnoff, Lois.

Title Dimensional color / Lois Swirnoff.

Published New York : Norton, 2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  701.85 SWIR    DUE 28-11-19
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xiv, 160 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Architecture and the Significance of the Surface 5 -- Work of Sussman/Prejza & Company 15 -- Chapter 2 Dimensional Color: Theoretical Background 17 -- A Theory of Form 17 -- Paradox of Color 22 -- Color Constancy 23 -- Physiological Optics 25 -- Color Systems 27 -- Dimensional Color 29 -- Chapter 3 Color-Space and Time 35 -- Experiments: The Window Problem 36 -- Single Colors 37 -- Two Colors 39 -- Sequences of Perceptual Mixtures 41 -- Color Stereopsis: A Spatial Interaction 46 -- Complementary Hues and the Visual Deletion of Boundaries 49 -- Space-Frame Experiments 50 -- Experiment 1 Red/Blue 50 -- Experiment 2 Figure/Ground 51 -- Experiment 3 Size and Placement 52 -- Experiment 4 Size/Color 53 -- Experiment 5 Volume/Void 53 -- Aspen: A Large-Scale Illusion 54 -- Chapter 4 Geometry of Brightness and the Perception of Form 59 -- Constellation of Cubes: 90 Degree Angles Repeated 64 -- Relativity of Form to Color 66 -- Free Study in Form and Color 67 -- Interior Dimensions Perceived 68 -- Chapter 5 Configuration, Pattern, and Dimension 69 -- Chapter 6 Chiaro e Scuro Inverted 79 -- Pyramid Problem: A Visual Ratio 81 -- Chapter 7 Color and Visual Organization 87 -- Gestalt Principles of Form Affected by Color 87 -- Multiple: A Creative Game 91 -- Multiple: Devising a System 94 -- Multiple as Module: Toward the Design of Buildings' Surfaces 95 -- Modular Patterns: Walls 97 -- Modular Pattern as Repeat 98 -- Module as Unit in Film Animation 99 -- Pattern-Making: From Sequence to Consequence 100 -- Unit to Module to Field 101 -- Patterns as Projections in Space 104 -- Color and Symmetry, with A.L. Loeb 108 -- Fourfold Symmetry Adapted 109 -- Three-Dimensional Symmetry 110 -- Pattern and Additive Mixture 112 -- Chapter 8 Color and Light 115 -- Modules for Reflected Color 119 -- A Scale of Shadows 120 -- One, Two, and Many 121 -- Color by Reflection: Projected Light 122 -- Additive Color as Virtual Light 124 -- Richard Anuszkiewicz/Paintings 124 -- Julian Stanczak/Paintings 126 -- Chapter 9 Color Structure 129 -- Work of Robert Slutzky 129 -- To Infinity: Lois Swirnoff 130 -- Facture: Fiber Structure 132 -- Modular Assemblage 132 -- Chapter 10 Color and Form: Conform or Transform? 135 -- Chapter 11 Visual Education 145.
Summary To the basic grammar of color and form presented in the first edition of Dimensional Color, Lois Swirnoff adds a chapter on color structure and expands one on color and light. Exploring the interaction between light, color, and surfaces, the book provides an invaluable tool for the teaching and practice of color in architecture and design.
Subject Color in art.
Color -- Psychological aspects.
Visual perception.
ISBN 0393731022 (paperback)