The effects of achromatic and chromatic color schemes on participants' task performance in and appraisals of an office environment
Ural, S. E.
Color Research and Application
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This study explores the effects of chroma on participants' performance and environmental appraisal of an office. The research was conducted in a full-scale experimental room designed as a private office where achromatic and chromatic color schemes with coequal values were applied. Sixty participants were assigned tasks and given a questionnaire to appraise the spatial color schemes. The findings show that chroma significantly affects performance and space appraisal. In terms of accuracy and time spent performance scores measured significantly better in the room with the chromatic scheme than those in the room with the achromatic scheme. The office with the chromatic scheme was found to be more pleasant, attractive, satisfying and dynamic than the one with the achromatic scheme, whereas the achromatic scheme was thought to be more formal and harmonious. Categorization of pleasantness, harmony, dynamism and spaciousness by factor analysis also showed differences between the achromatic and chromatic schemes.
KeywordsChroma, achromatic and chromatic color schemes
Published Version (Please cite this version)http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/col.20697
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