Colours are not abstract concepts but real sensations, usually experienced not in isolation, but in groups. We not only associate these groups with each other, but perceive them in their entirety. The planetary system introduces new parameters in order to describe the context in which a colour exists. A «
Date: The Frenchman Michel Albert-Vanel presented his attempt at a multi-dimensional colour-space in 1983.
Country of origin: France
Basic colours: Yellow, red, green and blue
Form: «Planetary space»
Application: Determination of colours in complex impressionistic pictures
Bibliography: M. Albert-Vanel, «Planetary Color», in A. Hope und M. Walsh, «The Color Compendium», New York 1990.