Should we seek a perceptual constancy for colour ?
In Iranian Sufism when certain colours come to you in meditation
they indicate which imaginal world you are in.
In China, yellow, the most luminous colour, was reserved to the emperor, the Son of Heaven.
Cardinal crimson, Papal white
In 1679, Sir Issac Newton, using a triangular prism, analyzed white sunlight into a spectrum of colours.
Such a spectrum contains all hues except purple.
Should the charachteristics of colour include facture.
As web sites will be seen by most countries in the
world should a designer consider
the relationships between colour and
Are the 216 "internet-safe" colours
symbolically safe and spiritually neutral?
Should a designer
take out insurance
caused by using Pantone N30-02 ?
Should Photoshop and QuarkXpress have a "out-of-gamut-spirtual"
warning with a "belief" drop down menu ?
for our monitors and computers consider not only where we are when using them
but also who we are ?
and describe colour differently. As an individual
this variation is further
compounded by subtle physiological and spiritual differences.
Should we feed in details on our culture and individual physiology and psychology?
Tangental "search" engines produce some interesting
"colour" results ...
What Color is Your