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Françoise Viénot has received the Judd award 2015

The award was presented during the AIC Midterm Meeting in Tokyo, Japan. Following the presentation of the Judd medal and the citation of the award, Françoise Viénot delivered the Judd lecture.

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.


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”) 2015 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 at http://aic-colour-journal.org/


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.





The AIC Interim Meeting 2014 “Colors, Culture and Identity: Past, Present and Future” was held on 21-24 October 2014, in Oaxaca, Mexico. Organized by AMEXINC, the Mexican Society of Color Researchers.

& Download the Proceedings (PDF file 50 MB)




AIC Color 2013, the 12th Congress, was held in Newcastle Gateshead, United Kingdom, 8-12 July 2013. Organized by The Colour Group of Great Britain.

Information: www.aic2013.org

& Download the Book of abstracts (PDF file 4 MB)




The AIC Interim Meeting 2012 “In Color We Live: Color and Environment” was held on 22-25 September 2012, in Taipei, Taiwan. Organized by the Color Association of Taiwan.

Information: www.aic2012.org

& Download the Book of Abstracts (PDF file 29 MB)




The AIC Midterm Meeting “Interaction of Colour & Light in the Arts and Sciences” was held on 7-10 June 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. Organized by pro/colore, the Swiss color association. Information: www.aic2011.org



The AIC Interim Meeting “Color and Food: From the Farm to the Table” was held on 12-15 October 2010 in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Organized by the Argentine Color Group. To order a copy of the Proceedings, download pictures, Book of abstracts and more, see www.aic2010.blogspot.com/

& Download the Proceedings (PDF file 43 MB)



AIC Color 2009, the 11th Congress, was held in Sydney, Australia, 27 Setember - 2 October 2009. Organized by the Color Society of Australia.

Information: www.aic2009.org

To order a copy of the Proceedings: sales@nhpl.com.au

& Papers from the Proceedings available at: http://www.coloursociety.org.au/csa/index.php?c=7



The AIC Interim Meeting “Colour - Effects & Affects” was held on 15-18 June 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Organized by the Swedish Colour Centre Foundation.


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The Proceedings of the Midterm Meeting AIC 2007, “Color Science for Industry” are available in PDF.


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The Proceedings of the Interim Meeting AIC 2006, “Colour in Culture and Colour in Fashion” are available in PDF.


& Download the Proceedings (PDF file 25 MB)




The Proceedings of the 10th Congress, AIC 2005, are available in a compressed RAR file.

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The Proceedings of the Interim Meeting AIC 2004, “Color and Paints”, are available in PDF.

& Download the Proceedings (PDF file 16 MB)




The Proceedings of the Midterm Meeting AIC 2003, “Color Communication and Management”, are available in PDF.

& Download the Proceedings (PDF file 41 MB)




The Book of Abstracts of the Interim Meeting AIC 2002, “Color & Textiles”, is available in PDF.
& Download the Proceedings (PDF file 42 MB)

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