Color in ...
Color in art
Color in art - exhibitions
Color in... (ebooks)
Browse the Shelves Virtually in these Areas
BF 789 (color psychology)
NA 2795 (color in architecture)
ND 1488 (color in art, color theory)
NK 1548 (color in design)
QC 494 (color science)
See the First Floor Map to locate these Call Number areas
Journal of Design History
Vol 27 | no 3 | 2014
Special Issue: Colour and Design
A digital collection of historic books
on Color from Smithsonian Libraries
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Search by KEYWORD
Most people begin searching the catalog by keyword.
TIP: *Use the asterisk to search variants of a truncated word.
theor* searches for theory, theories
example: color theor*
Search by SUBJECT
Each book is assigned subject headings. Use the hyptertext links in an item's record to find other items catalogued under the same subject. Begin by scanning the catalog by subject to discover various facets of color:
Another great way to discover the treatment of color in different subject matter is to scan the catalog at the beginning of the subject heading, Color in _____
example: color in....
Locate magazines about color, Color - periodicals
Search by TITLE
Search by title when you know exactly what you're looking for-
example: Munsell Color system
Color: a natural history of the palette
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Authors are indexed alphabetically by last name > Type in the last name, then first name to locate a list of all titles written by a given author. example: Birren, Faber
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