Part 1 Colour and colour perception: What is colour? Variability in normal and defective colour vision: Consequences for occupational environments; Colour illusions and the human visual system; Colour psychology: the emotional effects of colour perception; Understanding colour perception and preference; Predicting responses to colour. Part 2 Measuring and describing colour: International standards for colour; Colour description and communication; Colour naming for colour communication; Colour specification and visual approval methods for textiles; Colour management and approval methods in lithographic printing. Part 3 Colour, design and coloration: The history of colour theory in art, design and science; Enhancing design using colour; Understanding and forecasting colour trends in design; Colour symmetry: The systematic colouration of patterns and tilings; The history of dyes and pigments: From natural dyes to high performance pigments; Dye types and application methods; Colour printing techniques. Part 4 Colour and design in particular applications: Colour trends and selection in fashion design; Colour in interior design; Colour in food; Choosing effective colours for websites; Evolution and colour change in works of art.