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Bezold Effect: Color Theory for Graphic Designers
Bezold Effect: Color Theory for Graphic Designers
2014

This is a special kind of optical mixture that is explained in the Albers reading assignments. The Bezold Effect was named after its discoverer. It states that certain strong colors, when evenly distributed, could change the entirety of the effect of a design. This just means that colors seem different when they are in different surroundings even thought they are the same pigments. A blue has a different effect when it is placed next to red, than when it is placed next to green. Because of this, one can say that color has a huge impact on the mood/atmosphere of a design. My students especially enjoyed using this effect in their designs.