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The hue employed should suggest an emotion or association of ideas in harmony with the room's function.

Function of Rooms

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Can be developed from some object on hand:

  • A rug
  • Drapes
  • Type and color of furnature
  • A beautiful picture or vase

Sources of color schemes- Some object on Hand

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  • Nature
  • Fine Arts
  • Home decorating, magazines, trade magazines, literature

Sources of color schemes- color combinations

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  • Should prevail extensively above any other hue.
  • If more than one hue is used, this hue should be at least 50% of the color scheme.

Dominant Hue in a Room Interior

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The hues of objects should be selected under the same conditions in which they will be seen.

  • Daylight exposures
  • Incandescent lighting
  • Flourescent
  • Colored lighting

Effect of Illumination on a Hue

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Natural illumination from different compass points creates suprising effects on the appearance of a hue.

Daylight Exposures

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Unchangingly cool. Use a warm color scheme.

North

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Warm and bright, use a cool color scheme.

South

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Mainly cool, use a warm colorscheme.

East

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Mainly warm, use a cool color scheme.

West

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Illumination is high in yellow.

Incandescent lighting

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  • High in green and blue.
  • Lacking in adequate red.

Flourescent lighting

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Obtained by either placing a transparency before a white bulb or by painted bulbs.

Colored Lighting

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Chormatic colors exhibit different degress of aggressive activity associated with the illusions of force and weight.

Activities of Hues

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Some hues seem to strive for attention while others seem passive, retiring, and quiet.

Force

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Some hues give the impression of heaviness while others seem light-weight.

  • Pure hues seem heavier than some hue grayed.
  • The shade of a hue seems heavier than its tint.
  • Cool hues seem heavier than warm hues.

Weight

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Employ each hue (different amounts, values, and intensities) at least 3 times.

Principle of Repetition

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  • Force
  • Weight
  • Texture

Methods of Repetition

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A guide for the use of dull colors for expansive areas and intense colors for small areas.

Law of Areas (in a room)

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The larger the area, the duller the color should be.

Law of Areas- Large Areas

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The smaller the area, the more brillant the color should be.

Law of Areas- Small Areas

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  • Should have balance
  • Principals of Weight

Floral Arrangements (Group Pieces)

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The placement of similar pieces in the same position at each side of the casket.

Symmetrical- Floral arrangements

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The placement of dissimilar pieces at both sides of a casket.

Asymmetrical- Floral Arrangements

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If large and heavy, they should be placed low or in the middle, but not up high.

Positioning- Floral Arrangements

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Occurs when the arrangements are large, cool, colored, dark or of pure hues.

Illusion of Heavier Weight- Floral Arrangements

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  • Monochromatic
  • Analogous

Related Color Harmonies

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One hue with its tints, shades, and tones.

  • Example: Red, pink, rose, cherry, coral, burgundy, cordovan, and maroon are all red in hue.

Monochromatic

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Two or more adjacent hues with the same hue in common.

  • Example: Orange, red-orange, yellow-orange (all have orange in common).

Analogous

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  • Scenic wallpaper
  • Tile
  • Stripping-molding

Application of related colors in a funeral home

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  • Place similar colors together as a group
  • Very the size of other similar groupings
  • If there is to much similarity, place a contrast group within.

Application of related colors in a floral arrangement

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  • Complementary
  • Triad
  • Split
  • Tetrad
  • Double-complements
  • Contrast (Non-complementary)

Contrasting color harmonies

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Involving 2 opposite hues on the color wheel.

  • Example: Orange Blue

Complementary

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In interiors, when both color large areas.

Danger of rivalry- complementary colors

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In adjacent groups it creates a contrast in weight. (example: warm and cool)

Greatest effectiveness of complementary colors in floral arrangements

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3 Hues at least 3 hues apart.

  • Red, Yellow and Blue - perfect

Triad

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3 Hues total, 1 hue plus hues on each side of its complement.

  • Example: Yellow, Red-Purple, Blue- Purple

Split

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4 Hues total, 2 separated colors and their complements.

  • Example: Orange, Yellow - Blue, purple

Tetrad

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Four hues total, two adjacent colors and their complements.

  • Example: orange/ yellow-orange - Blue/ Blue purple.

Double- Complements

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2 Hues that contrast, but not complementary.

  • Example: Orange + Green + Purple

Contrast (Non-Complementary)

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Large areas of color should be quiet in effect while small areas should show strong contrasts.

Law of Areas - Using Contrasting Color Harmonies in a Room Interior

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  • Done to enhance beauty
  • If flowers have no contrast, a ribbon or object is added.

Application of Contrasting Color Harmonies in Floral Arrangements

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  • Monochromatic- Well dressed effect
  • Analogist- A missmatch, an attempt at monochromatic.

Application of Color in Clothing

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  • Triad
  • Split Complement
  • Analogous

Color Schemes Involving 3

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  • Complements
  • Contrast
  • Analogous

Color Schemes Involving 2

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  • Tetrad
  • Double Complement
  • Analogous

Color Schemes Involving 4