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Leatrice Eiseman’s Books in Print

Lee is the author of ten books on color, her latest being The Complete Color Harmony: Pantone® Edition. As with Pantone® on Fashion: A Century of Color in Design and Pantone®: The 20th Century In Color Lee again partners with Pantone®, the world’s definitive color resource.

The Complete Color Harmony Pantone® Edition, the must-have guide for designers includes 30 color moods of 36 palettes each, including over 3500 Pantone colors. This valuable resource provides information on marketing and naming colors, what your personal choices say about you, as well as a section devoted to the psychology of color. Filled with meaningful explanations and engaging photos, Eiseman’s latest book helps readers determine the best and most effective hue combinations for anybody who embraces color.
PantoneonfashionIn Pantone ®on Fashion: A Century of Color in Design, color expert Leatrice Eiseman and fashion historian E. P. Cutler connect PANTONE’s expertise to fashion’s colorful history. Informative text richly illustrated with runway photos and archival images explores not only the birth and rebirth of color trends in fashion, but also the meanings of each shade and how they have evolved across the decades.  Historical factors ranging from current events to collective psychology influence the shades that dominate fashion from one era to the next.

Pantone®the 20th Century in Color was co-authored with Keith Recker. The twentieth century brimmed with color and this richly illustrated book documents the evolution of color across those hundred years with more than 200 touchstone works of art, products, decor, and fashion. They reveal the palettes that provided the visual foundation for each very unique decade.  Examined in insightful text and appealing images, this book creates a resource filled with both observations of the past and inspiration for the future.

Color:  Messages and Meanings, a Pantone®Color Resource is a companion book to the Pantone® Guide to Communicating With Color. This book contains all new material to help you make effective, unique and credible color choices. Based on research and filled with hundreds of color combinations and illustrations, this book presents color expert Leatrice Eiseman’s insights on color and emotion, and addresses how best to integrate these qualities into your work, insuring your intended message is communicated.

More Alive With Color will show you (both men and women) how to achieve personal style through the colors that will energize you and make shopping easy. It will introduce you to Leatrice Eiseman’s original, easy to follow “Color Clock” system – the quick way to find and use your signature colors that reflect your personality and transform the way you look. The book will show you how to develop more confidence in combining colors and in creating a wardrobe that spans work, travel, play and “everyday”.

The Color Answer Book provides expert answers for all of us who want more color in our lives…answers to the 100+ most frequently asked questions for Home, Health and Happiness from the world’s leading Color Expert. Color is a catalyst for feelings – about how we look, decorate our home or office, plant in our garden and relate to each other. The right colors stimulate or relax our senses, release happy memories, reflect how we feel about ourselves and our personal space. The Color Answer Book delves into all areas of life for everyone (both color consumers and color professionals) who wants more color in their lives.

Whether for your own personal use or your professional expertise, Colors For Your Every Mood explains the importance of color in your environment and how those colors create the different moods you or your client are looking for. Each color family has a history and personality of its own (just as your family does) and the more than 150 unique color combinations referenced from the Pantone® Textile System will help you choose the colors that “speak” to you. Colors For Your Every Mood offers practical information and fascinating psychological insights for everyone who makes color decisions.

Use the Pantone® Guide to Communicating With Color to make your color choices credible, predictable and effective. This book is filled with hundreds of color combinations and illustrations referenced from the Pantone® Matching System. Discover the subliminal, emotional meaning of each color family, along with hundreds of the most effective color combinations for getting that message across ranging from serene to playful or powerful. Apply these essential guidelines and illustrations to all your projects–branding, packaging, point of purchase, advertising, signage, logos, websites, retail display and more!