Colour, contrast and perception

Keith Bright, Geoff Cook and John Harris; University of Reading.rainbow project

Colour selection and the Visually Impaired – A Design Guide for Building Refurbishment

Publication date: 1997, updated 2004
Ranking: useful

Report describes how visually impaired navigate buildings and how colour and contrast should be used to provide guidance. The report draws on user testing to establish key principles.

How to obtain a copy
Please follow this link to download a copy at the University of Reading webpage.

To obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
University of Reading
Whiteknights
PO Box 217
Reading
Berkshire
RG6 6AH

Telephone: 0118 987 5123
Fax: 0118 931 440

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