Designing with Color

$200.00

Description
The application of color is one of the core skills of every designer.The comprehensive introductory color course will assist anyone interested in using color to apply color successfully in areas such as interiors, product design, and web design. Color is one of the most powerful tools for communication available to a designer. Color can either help or hinder the sale of a design. Color can convey meaning and mood and assist in wayfinding within a physical space or a website.A lack of knowledge of cultural associations of color can lead end users to misinterpret information.The course covers the essential knowledge that anyone applying color needs to know to create an appealing design and to successfully communicate with clients and end users.

By the end of the course
Students will develop an awareness of core color methods to select and apply color effectively for design.

What you will get
We provide a certificate for the course upon request. If you would like a digital certificate email us at info@curedale.com after the course and we will email you a digital certificate. You will receive by email after registration one digital copy of the book “Design Thinking Pocket Guide 2nd Edition” by Rob Curedale. 228 pages. ISBN-10: 1940805147 ISBN-13: 978-1-940805-14-6 Publisher: Design Community College November 1, 2015

Where is the class held?
This class is online.

How long is the class?
The class is three hours

  • The times for course times below are our US Standard Pacific Time [California Time]. If you are not in this time zone the class will start at your local time zone corresponding time. We offer several times for different schedules and time zones. Use the "Time Conversion" link in the top menu to convert our time to your local time. 

Prices listed are for a single attendee. 10% discount for 10 or more attendees. 20% discount for 20 or more attendees.

Description

The application of color is one of the core skills of every designer.The comprehensive introductory color course will assist anyone interested in using color to apply color successfully in areas such as interiors, product design, and web design. Color is one of the most powerful tools for communication available to a designer. Color can either help or hinder the sale of a design. Color can convey meaning and mood and assist in wayfinding within a physical space or a website.A lack of knowledge of cultural associations of color can lead end users to misinterpret information.The course covers the essential knowledge that anyone applying color needs to know to create an appealing design and to successfully communicate with clients and end users.

Content

Content
Introduction to color
What is Color?
Color vision
Color theory
Hue
Saturation
Value
Tints
Shades
Tones
Value contrast
Saturation contrast
Warm and cool colors
Primary secondary and tertiary colors
Complimentary hues
Color harmony
Complementary
Monochromatic
Triadic
Split Complementary
Analogous
Discordant colors
Interaction and proximity
Meaning and emotion
Additive and subtractive color systems
The color wheel
Choosing a color palette
Brand guidelines
Color blindness
Deuteranopia
Tritanopia
Designing for color blindness
Aposematic color
Color preferences of primates
Color combinations
Color rendition of lamps
Color temperature
Color constancy
Aerial Perspective
Color application in Product Design
Color and form
Color application in Architecture and Interior Design
Color preference and gender
Color and perception of space
Color preference and age
Color in Web and Graphic Design
Color and packaging
Color in retail environments
Color and size perception
Color and automotive design
Color and climate
Color and fashion
Color meaning in China
The theory of five elements
Color and food
Color and sport
Color trends
Color and US regional preferences
Color recollection in dreams
Color and culture
Rules for working with color
Applying color with fonts
Review with questions

Information

By the end of the course
Students will develop an awareness of core methods to select and apply color effectively for design.

What you will get
We provide a certificate for the course upon request. If you would like a digital certificate email us at info@curedale.com after the course and we will email you a digital certificate. You will receive by email after registration one digital copy of the book “Design Thinking Pocket Guide 2nd Edition” by Rob Curedale. 228 pages. ISBN-10: 1940805147 ISBN-13: 978-1-940805-14-6 Publisher: Design Community College November 1, 2015

Where is the class held?
This class is online.

How long is the class?
The class is three hours

About the instructor

Instructor
Rob Curedale was born in Australia and worked as a Design Researcher, Design Director, Design Educator and Designer in London, Sydney, Vevey, Switzerland, Portugal, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Hong Kong, China and Detroit. Curedale has designed furniture, medical, technology and consumer products in global markets including Europe, Australia, Asia and North America.

Rob is the author of two books on Service Design and one dozen books related to design methods and design thinking.

Rob’s past positions include Senior Producer at frog responsible for proposal writing, client liaison and business project management, North American Design Manager at Haworth, the second largest furniture manufacturer in the World and Chair of Product Design at the College for Creative studies in Detroit, then the largest Product Design teaching department in North America.

Rob has lectured and taught widely internationally, including at Yale, Pepperdine MBA Innovation Program, Loyola Business Management Program, Art Center Pasadena, Cranbrook, Pratt, Art Center Europe; a faculty member at SCA and UTS Sydney; as Chair of Product Design and Chair of Furniture Design at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Art Institute California, Hollywood Campus, Cal State San Jose, Escola De Artes e Design in Oporto Portugal, Instituto De Artes Visuals, Design e Marketing, Lisbon, Southern Yangtze University, Jiao Tong University in Shanghai and Nanjing Arts Institute in China.

Clients include:  HP, Philips, GEC, Nokia, Sun, Apple, Canon, Motorola, Nissan, Audi VW, Disney, RTKL, Government of the United Arab Emirates, British and Australian military, Steelcase, Hon, Castelli, Hamilton Medical, Zyliss, Belkin, Gensler, Haworth, Honeywell, NEC, Hoover, Packard Bell, Dell, Black & Decker, Coleman and Harmon Kardon.

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