A Colour Palette Methodology
Keywords:Colour, design, method cards, design students, didactics, colour harmonies
This paper presents “The Colour Combination Cards”; a method collection for design students to be used in the creation of colour palettes. Since a design process is influenced and controlled by various methods, this project suggests using a defined methodology in the work with colour palettes in order to give more variety to the design of colour schemes. The methodology is presented to the students as method cards that can be combined and applied in their design work.
The methods are divided into four categories: Plan, Create, Adjust and Review. None of the methods are conclusive but indicate possible approaches to colour work and vary from quite practical and intuitive to completely systematic methods based on theories of colour harmonies. The paper describes the methodology and concludes by presenting two cases where “The Colour Combination Cards” have been applied in colour classes as well as a discussion on future work.
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