An experimentation on children’s colour preferences in generic terms and applied to a school context
Keywords:Colour design, colour preference, school design, children colour preference
The aim of the paper is to present an ongoing study on the evaluation of children’s colour preferences in the school context. In particular, two experiments have been planned and partially conducted in order to evaluate both the differences that may be found between colour preferences expressed in generic terms and contextualized in a school environment, and the differences that may be found between digital simulations displayed on the computer and experimented using the CAVE technology. The paper presents the methods of the two experiments and the results of the first experimentation conducted on children between the ages of 6 and 10 using an online questionnaire that showed children both digital colour samples and digital colour simulations of the same colours applied to a classroom environment.
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