April 8, 2014 –
CEU Number: CEU-102338
Learning Level: Basic
Subject Code: 1. Theory & Creativity / 1. Color (1.1)
Color is like a language, for it’s one of our most basic means of communication. To achieve the best results in use of color, it must be understood as well as experienced. In this presentation participants will be introduced to the basic dynamics of color, it’s principles, fundamentals, psychology, and applications. Feras Irikat, Director of Design and Marketing for Stone & Pewter Accents, will examines the impact of visual system, light, and texture on color in the design environment. Feras will lead a presentation outlining the basics of color theory and psychology followed by an engaging discussion of how to decode colors down to its original DNA.
Presenter Feras Irikat is the director of design and marketing for Stone and Pewter Accents, a leader in the design and production of handcrafted glass, stone metal, wood and ceramic tiles. His specialties include designing tile collections of all mediums: glass, stone, metal, and porcelain. Irikat’s holds a B.A. in Interior Design & M.A. in Family and Consumer Sciences from San Francisco State University where he also did advanced graduate work and research in Color Theory and Color Psychology. He has taught color theory, applications, and psychology at SFSU, UC Santa Cruz extension, West Valley College and several other colleges. His expertise in color theory and color psychology enables him to design and mix color palettes effectively and help to define and guide color trends in tile and home design.
Following the CEU, there will be a Cocktail Reception sponsored by Walker Zanger in Suite 150 from 5:30-6:30pm