The Psychology of Color

Susan J. Slotkis

Color is considered a powerful design tool in the built environment. Decisions related to color are best made with scientific knowledge of the attributes of color. This course highlights how perception of color directs human response in behavior and emotion. It demonstrates how perception is influenced by personal experiences and cultural identifications. The meaning of color as it has changed over time and place is explored, concluding with future directions.

CEU Credits: 

This course has been approved by IDCEC (Interior Design Continuing Education Council), #101170 and carries .2 CEUs for ASID, IDC, IDEC and IIDA.

AV Requirements: 
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Kathryn Robbins, Past Director at Large, International Board of Directors and IFDA Philadelphia Chapter Past-President, 


Notes of Interest: 

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

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