Colour Design: Theories and Applications 20th November 2013 | IN COLOUR | BY SBID

Karen Haller is one of the UK’s leading experts on using colour in interior design.
She has spent over 20 years studying and working with colour psychology.
Karen brings her extensive expertise to an insightful and practical guide to the subject, in a new industry book, ‘Colour Design: Theories and Applications’.

In Chapter 20, ‘Colour In Interiors’, Karen offers a step-by-step guide to applying colour psychology and colour physics to create the right mood and atmosphere for both residential and commercial spaces.

Karen also considers how cultural influences and trends impact the final colour palette and design scheme.

What makes Karen so fascinating is she explains how people’s unconscious reactions to colour affect the quality of their life and their wellbeing both at home and in the workplace

Karen’s passion for her subject matter is clearly communicated on every page. This is a must read for any serious student of interior design or architecture.  Seasoned practitioners will also benefit from Karen’s innovative perspective on colour.

‘Colour Design: Theories and Applications’ is published by Woodhead Publishing. You can purchase individual chapters and sections of the book by going to