What Is Color?

What Is Color? 50 Questions and Answers on the Science of Color

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Publisher's Synopsis

A comprehensive illustrated exploration of the fascinating science of color<br>  <br> Arielle and Joann Eckstut, authors of <i>The Secret Language of Color</i>, offer a thorough, readable, and highly visual exploration of the science of color. Organized by 50 of the most essential questions about color across a variety of fields—physics, chemistry, biology, technology, and psychology—this book examines how and why we see color; how color relates to light; what the real primary colors are; how biology, language, and culture affect the colors that we see; and much more. Full of clear and elegant infographics, <i>What Is Color?</i> is a must-have for artists and designers, scientists, students, and decorators, and anyone else whose work or play involves color.<br>

About the Publisher

Abrams

Abrams

Abrams Books is dedicated to publishing visually stunning illustrated books on the subjects of art, architecture, photography, graphic design, interior and garden design, fashion, comic arts and graphic novels, sports, and general interest. Its long list of distinguished and popular titles includes The Art of Walt Disney, Earth From Above, Richard Avedon: Performance, Time: Andy Goldsworthy, African Ceremonies, Slim Aarons: Once Upon a Time, The Ultimate Picasso, Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century, Graffiti World: Street Art from Five Continents, Things I've Learned in My Life So Far, Vanity Fair: The Portraits, Twilight: Photographs by Gregory Crewdson, Kirby: King of Comics, William Wegman Polaroids, Tony Duquette, Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury, Landscape Design: A Cultural and Architectural History, Golf Magazine: Private Lesson's, and the best-selling 365 and Discoveries series.

Book information

ISBN: 9781419734519
Publisher: Abrams Books
Imprint: Abrams
Pub date:
DEWEY: 535.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 143
Weight: 562g
Height: 184mm
Width: 235mm
Spine width: 18mm