Colour interpretation of proverbs

To celebrate the International colour day, students of Graphic and Interactive Communications at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering were challenged to use a colour palette of four colour swatches to illustrate a proverb. Those colour palettes in the gallery below present their interpretation of proverbs and reflect the emotions that arose from the proverb message.

Simultaneously, a short survey was done in which the observers were asked to discover which proverb is presented by a specific colour palette. On average, more than 64 % of observers recognized the proverb based on the four selected colours, confirming that a specific colour or colour combination carries a certain symbolic meaning and can convey a strong message.

Mentors: Barbara Blaznik, Barbara Luštek Preskar and Sabina Bračko

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