- Author: Theo Van Leeuwen
- ISBN: 0415495385
- Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
- Page: 120
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The Language of Colour provides a fresh approach to the study of colour. Moving on from the meanings of single colours, Theo van Leeuwen develops the theory that many different features shape the way we attach meaning to the colours we see in front of us, and the idea that colour schemes are more important than individual colours. Chapters include: A brief history of the meanings of colour. The relationship between language and colour names within a cultural context. Corporate uses of colour. The meaning of colour in everyday life. Spanning...