Information About Color
Color plays a vitally important role in the world in which we live. Color can sway thinking, change actions, and cause reactions. It can irritate or soothe your eyes, raise your blood pressure or suppress your appetite.
Color is the single most important element in creating interior spaces that reflect mood and style. Color can also make the exterior of a building come alive.
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Color has become so integral to marketing that nothing can be left to whimsy. Marketing research indicates that over 80% of visual information is related to color. In other words, color conveys information. It identifies a product or a company, as well as the quality of the merchandise and much more. The right color is indeed worth a thousand words.
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The basis of a color, e.g., whether it is a red or green. Lighter or darker variations are still the same hue. Thus, a light red and a deep red are of the same hue.
White, off-white, light beige and gray - colors that generally go well with all other colors.
The lightness or darkness of a color, i.e. light blue, medium blue and dark blue have different values.
A tint is created when white is added to a color. Also, to add colorant to a liquid paint.
A tone is created when gray is added to a color.
A subtle or subdued color of limited intensity that lends character to the dominant color of a coating.
An opaque coating generally made with a binder, liquids, additives, and pigments. Applied in liquid form, it dries to form a continuous film that protects and improves the appearance of the substrate.
A paint with little or no sheen. Used mostly on interior walls and ceilings, and exterior wall areas.
The shininess or reflectiveness of a coating. Flat paints have no gloss; high gloss paints have very noticeable gloss.
Light Reflectance Value
The amount of light reflected from a painted surface
Volatile Organic Compound. Any carbon compound that evaporates under standard test conditions. Essentially, all paint and caulk solvents except water are classified as VOCs. Some government agencies are limiting the amount of volatile organic compounds permitted in paint because of concerns about environmental and health effects.