Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/37515
Title: Comparison of colour emotions between designers and general customers
Authors: Cheng, KM
Xin, J 
Taylor, G
Keywords: Colour emotions
Colour meaning
Design
And designer
Issue Date: 2001
Source: The 6th Asian Textile Conference : Innovation & Globalization, proceedings, Hong Kong, August 22-24, 2001 (VCD) How to cite?
Abstract: When we are viewing a colour, an associate feeling or emotion is induced in our brains. This feeling or emotion is termed as colour emotion. Conventionally, the selection of the colours for the products to be designed is based on the judgment of the designers. As different colours evoke different feelings or convey different meanings, their selection may not match the tastes of the target customer group. This study aims at comparing the colour emotions of designers and general customers, and investigating the similarity or difference in colour emotions between them. The observers in the visual assessments were all native Hong Kong Chinese and the colour emotion words were written in Chinese language in order to eliminate the cultural influence because different nationalities usually have different feelings to colours.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/37515
ISBN: 962-367-279-7
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