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Colour, contrast & perception: A design guidance for internal built environments

Bright, K., Cook, G. and Harris, J. (2004) Colour, contrast & perception: A design guidance for internal built environments. Research Group for Inclusive Environments . ISBN 9780704912083

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Abstract/Summary

Conducts a study into how contrast could be established when using colours frequently used in everyday environments, and how different adjacent colours had to be in terms of chromaticity, saturation and/or hue in order for a difference to be discerned between them by fully sighted people and most visually impaired people. Location within a building where contrast would have the greatest benefits is considered. Relates the philosophy behind design procedures and decisions to meet the objectives.

Item Type:Book
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of the Built Environment > Construction Management and Engineering > Innovative and Sustainable Technologies
ID Code:11806
Uncontrolled Keywords:design guide , colour rendering, lighting design , skirting board , door handle , kick plates
Publisher:Research Group for Inclusive Environments

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