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Description - The Secret Language Of Color by Arielle Eckstut

There is not a single moment of our day or aspect of our existence that is not influenced by colour. From science (the electromagnetic spectrum, quantum mechanics and light absorption, light scattering, how humans see colour and how vision evolved, and colour blindness) to nature (the sky, rainbows, minerals and gems, animal pigmentation, and how animals use colour to find food and mates or to protect themselves) to culture (colour as a signifier, colour and navigation, religion and ritual, design, and personal identity).The Secret Language of Color is the most thorough investigation into the role of colour in every aspect of life on our planet. Organised by chapters including The Physics and Chemistry of Colour; The Universe; Flora; Animals; Humans; and Culture, which are interspersed with additional chapters that that focus on each hue in the spectrum individually including Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Violet. The design is both beautiful and informative, and includes dozens of visual exercises that clearly demonstrate some amazing principals of the science of colour.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781579129491
ISBN-10: 1579129498
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 262mm x 23mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Arielle Eckstut

Joann Eckstut is a leading colour consultant who is one of twelve designers chosen by the Color Association of the United States to create the yearly interior/Environmental forecast that is bought by major industries to keep up with color trends. She consults with a wide range of professionals including architects, developers, and manufacturers of name brands. She is founder of The Roomworks, a prominent NYC interior design firm. She lives in Rensselaerville, New York.Arielle Eckstut is agent at large at Levine-Greenberg Literary Agency. She is co-author of seven books, including most recently The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published. She is co-founder of The Book Doctors with her husband David Henry Sterry, a company dedicated to helping writers successfully publish their books. She is also co-founder of the iconic company, LittleMissMatched, which has become a national brand with stores all over the United States including Disneyland, Disney World, and Fifth Avenue in New York City. She lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

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