Thoughtful Gifts for Curious People

What Is Color?


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This book is a comprehensive, accessible, illustrated exploration of the fascinating science of colour. Organized by 50 of the most essential questions about color across a variety of fields (physics, chemistry, biology, technology, and psychology) Arielle and Joann Eckstut examine how and why we see colour, how colour relates to light, what the real primary colours are, how biology, language, and culture affect the colours that we see, and much more. Full of clear and elegant infographics, What Is Color? is a must-have for artists and designers, scientists, students, and decorators, and anyone else whose work or play involves colour. 

    Hardback, 144 pages
    200 colour illustrations
    17.8 x 22.9 cm