Color Resources

Wikipedia has several articles on color and color vision. Good starting points are at and covers the genetic basis of color vision deficiency.

Color Professor J.L. Morton maintains an excellent site on all things color at

Aubrey Jaffer's color pages include many examples of color name dictionaries at

Aubrey Jaffer's site leads to John Foster's dictionary of the NBS/ISCC Centroid Color names at  Color Decoder's color names use a modified version of John Foster's dictionary.  Download Color Decoder's NBS/ISCC dictionary here.

Color Decoder's SVG 1.0/CSS3 color name dictionary was derived from the SVG color keywords listed at Download Color Decoder's SVG 1.0/CSS3 dictionary here. explores the mathematics of colors and color spaces.

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