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Interior Design

This Research guide will help you with your studies in Interior Design.

Color Theory Search Terms

Munsell Color System, 1916

Munsell, A.H. Munsell Color System Diagram. circa 1916, University of Boston, Boston, MA.

Some Subject Terms you may want to use when searching the online databases and the online library catalog:

  • Color (philosophy)
  • Color -- History
  • Color -- Psychologoical Aspects
  • Colorimetry
  • Color in Interior Design
  • Color Vision
  • Pigments

Note:  These terms are not exhaustive.  You may find other terms by looking at the subject terms for a specific resource.  You will find them under the "Subject" field and it will be hyper linked.  Clink the term and you will find other books for a specific subject term.

Books on Color Theory

The books listed first in this box will be located in the reference area of the Bob and Kathy Luke Reference Area.  The second list of books may be located in the Mitchell Memorial Library or the Bob and Kathy Luke Library.  You may check those out from either library.  If books are currently checked out, you can place a hold on it and you will be notified when it is available.

Reference Books:

Recommended Readings:

These books can be located in the Bob and Kathy Luke Library or the Mitchel Memorial Library.  Click on the book link to see the location.

Online Color Theory Tools