Choose one of the following books to read and write a journal-style* book report on.
Due date will be announced in class.
Albers, Josef. Interaction
of Color revised edition.
Ball, Philip. Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
Birren, Faber, editor. Johannes Itten: The Elements of Color. Van Nostrand Reinhold.
Birren, Faber, editor. M. E. Chevreul. The Principles of Contrast Colors. Van Nostrand Reinhold.
De Grandis, Luigina. Theory and Use of Color. Harry N. Abrams.
Gage, John. Color and Meaning: Art, Science, and
Guild, Tricia, Think Color. Chronicle Books,
Miller and Wiley, Color for Interior Architecture.
Pentak, Stephen; Roth, Richard, Color Basics, Thompson/Wadsworth, ISBN 0-534-61389-6
Pile. Color in Interior Design. McGraw-Hill.
Zelanski, Paul, and Mary Pat Fisher. Color. (any edition) Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-080261-1
*Journal style means including personal reflections (including any connections between class projects and the text) on what you are reading as well as the traditional book report focus on outlining basic information.