How Can Emotion be Designed into Jewellery? Part 6 – Colourful Coincidences?

ARE SIMILARITIES ASSOCIATING COLOURS AND EMOTIONS COINCIDENTAL OR UNIVERSAL AND SUBCONSCIOUS? Previous posts in this series have shown how similar colours are used to represent the same emotions. Emojis use yellow to represent happy feelings and blue is associated with sadness. The Atlas of Emotions uses 5 colours: enjoyment is yellow/orange, sadness is blue, disgust…

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How Can Emotion be Designed into Jewellery? Part 5 – Can Design be Used to Evoke Emotions Using Visual Cues?

WHAT ARE VISUAL CUES AND ARE THEY UNIVERSAL? I approached Keycomm, a group which works with Edinburgh City Council and the NHS to develop language support systems for people with communication disorders. Keycomm uses Alternative and Augmentative Communications (AAC), a range of games, videos, posters and communication boards developed specifically to meet an individual’s needs.…

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