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Document ID (ISN)30894
CIS number 79-362
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Guide for the choice of workplace colour schemes
Original title Ratgeber Farbe am Arbeitsplatz [in German]
Bibliographic information Deutsches Lackinstitut GmbH, Karlstrasse 21, 6000 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Fed.Rep.), 1978. 27p. Illus.
Abstract The choice of colours for the workplace and workpost design are not merely questions of well-being and comfort; colours are also factors affecting output, mental concentration and safety. This booklet emphasises the physiological and psychological influence of colours on workers and gives guidance for the choice of colours and colour schemes in workplaces (walls, ceilings, floors, machinery), washrooms, changing rooms etc., with explanatory illustrations. General considerations and check-list in preparation for painting. The last part of the booklet is devoted to safety colours.
Descriptors (primary) workplace design; colour schemes; premises and workplaces
Descriptors (secondary) safety colours; check lists; biological effects; psychological effects
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour
Ergonomics