The participants thought that the room in the top image was smaller than the room in the picture below. The only difference in the pictures is the purple colour of the ottoman. The powerful purple colour made the room appear smaller in the top image. (The participants saw the ceiling in both pictures). (Photo: JCR / Hagtvedt/Brasel)
Read about the study in ScienceNordic
H. Hagtvedt, A. Brasel: Color Saturation Increases Perceived Product Size. Abstract. Journal of Consumers Research. Volume 44. 2017. https://doi.org/10.1093/jcr/ucx039
Can orange light therapy help people who have serious mental disorders? Who hear voices and see things that aren’t there? Or who are thinking about committing suicide?
“Emergency psychiatric care hasn’t seen much new thinking about treatment approaches. We’re trying to do something about that,” says Håvard Kallestad, a researcher in NTNU’s Department of Mental Health to ScinceNordic. He is part of a team that is integrating a special light treatment into the new emergency psychiatric centre at St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim.
Read the article at ScienceNordic
Prisad Färg (Awarded Colour), instituted by the Swedish Colour Centre Foundation, will be awarded for the fourth year in a row to students who have submitted entries to this year’s theme:
He, It, She and Colour
The prize ceremony and presentation of the winner and the runners up of Prisad Färg 2017 will take place at the café area C20:36 in Greenhouse, Stockholm Furniture Fair, February 6th at 4 o´clock pm.
The mission of the Swedish Colour Centre Foundation is to spread awareness of colour. The competition’s aim is to inspire and make young creative college and university students aware of the world of colours.
The 2017 year jury assessing the proposals. The awardees will be presented at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 6 February 2017
Jury in action. Rahel Belatchew.
From left to right: Rahel Belatchew (showing her back), Gunnel Sahlin, Clara von Zweigbergk, Åsa Stenerhag. and Catrin Wagnemark
How Swedish teachers of colour design interpreted the 2017 year theme of Prisad Färg.
He, It, She and Colour
They were also asked to ”colour” their dream date.
My dream date
AIC Congress 2017 was successfully held in Jeju Island, Korea from 16th to 20th of October. An event with 540 participants from all over the world.
The organisation Founded in Washington 1967 the organization also celebrated its 50 year anniversary. Learn more at www.aic-color.org
The colourful inauguration of AIC 2017 in Jeju Island Korea
The AIC Annual Report (formerly called “Newsletter”) 2017 is online
Edited by Lindsay MacDonald, including info from the regular members, study groups, congresses, and more…
The AIC Color Award in Art, Design and Environment, established in 2015, will be presented for the first time during the AIC 13th Congress in Jeju, Korea. Dr. Nemcsics is awarded for his outstanding contributions in color dynamics, color harmony, arts, architecture and environmental color design. See more details in the “CADE Award” section.
The award is bestowed upon Dr. Luo in recognition of his important work in the field of color and imaging science. The award will be presented during the AIC 13th Congress in Jeju, Korea. See the “Judd Award” section for the list of previous awardees. View and download the list of the most important publications of the AIC Judd awardees.
AIC Interim Meeting in Lisboa September 25-29 2018
More info: www.aic2018.org