Color understanding based on Reading

In reality, we all know that colors have different meaning to each one of us, but have we discovered all the different colors that may be resulted when asking one another to visually show what does the color red or green looks like? As I read some of the pages on colors from both  Design Elements by Timothy Samara and  Graphic Design The New Basics by Ellen Lupton, I was surprised on how each individual could have their own representation of what a particular color could be framed differently. our visual memories on colors are very different from one another, it could be based on the saturation that are in each color which shows different amount of color or value like light to dark. According to Josef Albers, “If one says ‘Red’ and there are 50 people listening, it can be expected that there will be 50 reds in their minds. And… all these reds will be very different. colors present themselves in continuous flux, constantly related to changing neighbors and changing conditions.” This proves that  colors are perceived on different levels regardless to the visual view or experiences and even further.  



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