Color Perception and Psychology

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), for 0.2CEUs for ASID, IDC, IDEC and IIDA. (A one-hour version of this program is available as a non-IDCEC course.)

AV Requirements: 
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

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

Carolyn Bear-Rogow, Past President, IFDA FL Chapter, Chapter Advisor, IFDA-EF President


Notes of Interest: 

This course has been well-received and reviewed by various IFDA chapters and other audiences over many years.