ColorADD . Color identi cation system for colorblind people


  • Miguel Neiva IF-FLUP.Universidade do Porto, - miguel neiva design studio, Portugal


Color, lighting, visual perception, digital, design


In the most developed countries colorblindness affects 10% of the male population. This handicap incurs limitations as well as uncomfortable personal and social situations for those afflicted that depend on others to choose products in which color is a predominant factor, such as pieces of apparel and decoration. A sample group of colorblind people questioned in a recent study found relevant the development of a system which would allow them to identify colors. The development of a graphic color identification system was the answer to this need, its concept and structure making it universal, easy to communicate and memorize. This system can be applied to a variety of products and allow the colorblind to reduce or even eliminate their dependence on others. [...]


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How to Cite

Neiva, M. (2014) “ColorADD . Color identi cation system for colorblind people”, Cultura e Scienza del Colore - Color Culture and Science, 2, pp. 50–54. Available at: (Accessed: 1 June 2023).