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New AIC awards

The AIC has established two new awards, in addition to the traditional Judd Award:

The AIC Color Award in Art, Design and Environment, presented for the first time in 2017 during the 13th AIC Congress in Jeju, Korea.

The AIC Student Paper Awards, to be presented for the first time in 2018 during the Interim Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Interdisciplinary Colour Association - Belgium has become a regular member of the AIC

The application of ICA-Belgium, presented by Jeannette Hanenburg, was accepted in 2017.


AIC historical publications

Almost all the Proceedings and Book of Abstracts of AIC congresses and meetings are now freely available! Thanks to Frank Rochow and the Deutscher Verband Farbe, who recently contributed many of the old books in digital form. All historic AIC proceedings published by Muster-Schmidt are put online with kind permission of Muster-Schmidt-Verlag, Germany.


Ming Ronnier Luo has received the AIC Judd award 2017

The award is bestowed upon Dr. Luo in recognition of his important work in the field of color and imaging science. The award was presented during the AIC 13th Congress in Jeju, Korea. See the “Judd Award” section for the list of previous awardees. View and download the list of the most important publications of the AIC Judd awardees.

Antal Nemcsics has received the AIC CADE award 2017

The AIC Color Award in Art, Design and Environment, established in 2015, was presented for the first time during the AIC 13th Congress in Jeju, Korea. Dr. Nemcsics is awarded for his outstanding contributions in color dynamics, color harmony, arts, architecture and environmental color design. See more details in the “CADE Award” section.

March 21 was established as the International Day of Colour

The winner of the logo competition was announced at AIC 2012 in Taipei. The selected design was created by Hosanna Yau, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

More info:

In Wikipedia: English, Español

Logo for download:

in JPG > logoICD.jpg

in PDF > logoICD.pdf


The AIC Annual Report (formerly called “Newsletter”) 2017 is online

Edited by Lindsay MacDonald, including info from the regular members, study groups, congresses, and more…

The Journal of the AIC is live and online

The journal Colour: Design and Creativity, published until 2010 by the Society of Dyers and Colourists, has been transferred to the AIC and renamed as Journal of the International Colour Association. JAIC is an on-line, free-access, peer-reviewed journal devoted to all aspects of colour.



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