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CPD course title: Inclusive Colour for the Equality Act

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 15-20 minutes

  • CPD Venue: Virtual or face to face (subject to availability)

  • Regions: Nationwide

CPD overview

In this CPD, interior designers will be introduced to what legislations are applicable when using colour in spaces, with key information on visual references to tonal contrasts and surfaces. 

Learning objectives:

  • To understand the legal framework which is the Equality Act and the code of practice references
  • To understand how colour can be involved as part of design considerations
  • To understand the importance of tonal contrast and surfaces for an inclusive space

To book this CPD please contact Amy Johnson T: +447815642763 E:amy.johnson@crownpaints.co.uk

This module is 1 of 5 in the Crown Paints Colour Course


CPD course title: Colour Application and Scheming

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 15-20 minutes

  • CPD Venue: Virtual or face to face (subject to availability)

  • Regions: Nationwide

CPD overview

With an unlimited number of colours and inexhaustible ways to put them together, this module is designed to offer a range of ready – made solutions to help make these decisions.

Learning objectives:

  • To understand how different colours and schemes can work together
  • To understand how we look at spaces and how they feel
  • To understand how colour has the ability to emphasise movement and direction

To book this CPD please contact Amy Johnson T: +447815642763 E:amy.johnson@crownpaints.co.uk

This module is 2 of 5 in the Crown Paints Colour Course


CPD course title: Colour Families

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 40 minutes

  • CPD Venue: Virtual or face to face (subject to availability)

  • Regions: Nationwide

CPD overview

Colour means many different things in different cultures, times and individuals. This CPD will explore the meaning behind colours, how they evoke our senses and the lexicon we use to describe colour. 

Learning objectives

  • To be introduced to the 13 colour categories Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Green, Aqua, Blue, Purple, White, Grey, Black, Brown & Neutral
  • To understand individual colour history, associations and variations
  • To understand colour usage within interior design and its impact

To book this CPD please contact Amy Johnson T: +447815642763 E:amy.johnson@crownpaints.co.uk

This module is 3 of 5 in the Crown Paints Colour Course


CPD course title: Colour Notation

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 15-20 minutes

  • CPD Venue: Virtual or face to face (subject to availability)

  • Regions: Nationwide

CPD overview

In this CPD, interior designers will learn how the colour spectrum and technology can open a world of colour possibilities.  In this module designers will discover the designated coding of determining colour references with HUE/LIGHTNESS/CHROMA, critical to recognising each unique colour. 

Learning objectives: 

  • An introduction to the history and reasoning of the Munsell 3D colour system
  • To understand how we measure colour (Colourimetry)
  • An overview of the three characteristics that determine colour: hue, lightness and chroma

To book this CPD please contact Amy Johnson T: +447815642763 E:amy.johnson@crownpaints.co.uk

This module is 4 of 5 in the Crown Paints Colour Course


CPD course title: Colour Design for Dementia

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 40 minutes

  • CPD Venue: Virtual or face to face (subject to availability)

  • Regions: Nationwide

CPD overview

It is estimated that by 2025, over one million people will be living with dementia in the UK, an increasing figure. This interactive CPD examines common symptoms and how the built environment can exacerbate these or help those with dementia to live well. Additionally, this CPD will offer a greater understanding of how the implications of Dementia can help guide the design within a care setting.

Learning objectives: 

  • Introduction to how using colour, texture and material can create a holistic environment for all to enjoy, feel safe and confident.
  • To understand the implications of Dementia with considerations at the design stages
  • To understand impact on the senses and orientation
  • To understand the effects of visual & physical impairment and key considerations for designing including LRV (Light Reflectance Value)
  • To understand colour through the lens of a Dementia client and design principles when promoting independent living

To book this CPD please contact Amy Johnson T: +447815642763 E:amy.johnson@crownpaints.co.uk

This module is 5 of 5 in the Crown Paints Colour Course