The Meaning of colour: How to be a Professional Colour Consultant

How important is the colour? How much does it affect people's choices and moods? The colour is one of the most important aspect of design, it is not only a simple attribute of objects or surfaces, it must be considered as a means of expression and design underlying perception and interaction with reality. The study of how using colour touches different professional and research sectors: from the design of industrial products to the architecture of interiors, from communications to fashion, from shows to urban spaces design., founded by Politecnico di Milano, the School of Design and the Department of Design, formed the Politecnico di Milano Design System -  a pool of resources, skills, facilities, and laboratories that is among the most important in the world. The third edition of the Specialising Master in Color Design & Technology will be held in collaboration with the Associazione Italiana Colore. The Master aims to provide advanced training to professionals, so as to enable them to understand and manage the many technological and design issues, often across many disciplinary areas, typical of all those professional and research sectors in which the use and management of color are essential. 

The Specialising Master consists of two phases: The theory-based phase aims to train students in the technical aspects of measurement, control, digital reproduction and comparison relating to disciplines such as physics, optics, colorimetry, chemistry, psychology and perception. The second phase focuses on the methods learned, which will be contextualised and experimented in different colour application and design areas such as interior design, urban spaces, industrial products, fashion and communication.

The third edition of the Master will start in October 2018.

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