Colors of the World: The Geography of Color

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2004 - Architecture - 288 pages
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Colors of the World presents a chromatic journey through the colors of vernacular architecture from the United States to the far corners of the globe.

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A fascinating book for architects, designers and urban planners, this volume uses more than 600 color photographs to demonstrate how"each country, each region, each city and village" employs a unique ... Read full review

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Dominique Lenclos, is a classics professor. She collaborates with her husband, Jean-Philippe, in his research. They have written extensively on the geography of color, including Colors of the World and Windows of the World, the companion to Doors of the World.

Jean-Philippe Lenclos is a designer-colorist and founder of Atelier 3D Couleur, a studio based in Paris that specializes in the conception and application of color in the environment, architecture, and industrial products. He has exhibited his work in Tokyo, London, Paris, and Lisbon, and he teaches color theory at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. Dominique Lenclos, a professor of classics, assists her husband in his research and site analyses. Their book Color of France received numerous awards, including the 1983-84 International Color Design award. They are also the authors of Colors of Europe.

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