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The Use of Color in the Work Setting

Poston, Iona PhD, RN


Color impacts many areas of life. Although it is impossible to establish any hard and fast rules about which colors are most suitable for a particular decor and setting, some colors create a more restful and peaceful atmosphere. The author explores the use of color in the academic work setting.

Iona Poston, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, Department of Parent-Child Nursing, School of Nursing, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.

Adapted from a paper presented at the Fifth Annual International Conference for Women in Higher Education; January 4-6, 1992; San Diego, California.

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