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.