ArnkilAalto University

Harald Arnkil

Lecturer, Colour Studies, Department of Art

What do you do?

What do you do?

Lecturer in colour studies since 1990. Head of the Centre for General Studies since spring 2014. I am pursuing doctoral research in the subject of colour harmony and participate in Nordic research collaboration in colour and light.

Where do you come from?

Where do you come from=

I was educated as a painter, graduating in 1979 from the School of the Finnish Art Academy, the predecessor of the Art University Academy of Fine Art. After that I have worked as an artist and art teacher as well as a translator and writer on art.

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Contact information

Work street address
Hämeentie 135 C
00560
Helsinki
Work phone
+358-50-3152159

Publications

Peer-reviewed scientific articles

Journal article-refereed, Original research

Miksi suomalainen arkkitehtuuri välttelee värejä?/ Why does Finnish architecture renounce colour?

Arnkil, Harald 

2010 

Arkkitehti 

ISSN: 0783-3660 

Conference proceedings

The ambiguous term of "Saturation"

Fridell Anter, Karin; Arnkil, Harald; Klarén, Ulf 

2015 

The Color Science Association of Japan 

ISBN: 978-4-9980598-1-3 

The art of colour harmony: The enigmatic concept of complementary colours

Arnkil, Harald 

2015 

The Steering Committee of AIC2015 TOKYO/The Color Science Association of Japan 

ISBN: 978-4-9980598-1-3 

Colour Naming: a Multilingual and Multicultural Study

Raike, Antti; Arnkil, Harald; Honkela, Timo; Messo, Jyrki 

2013 

The Colour Group; Great Britain 

ISBN: 978-0901623027 

Colourand light in Design - levels of experiencing colour and light

Klarén, Ulf; Arnkil, Harald; Fridell Anter, Karin 

2013 

DRS Cumulus Oslo 

ISBN: ISBN 978-82-93298-00-7 

Colour harmony: from dualism to living perception

Arnkil, Harald 

2013 

The Colour Group (Great Britain) 

ISBN: 978-09162302-7 

Colour and Light in Design - Levels of experiencing colour and light

Klarén, Ulf; Arnkil, Harald; Fridell Anter, Karin 

2013 

Cumulus 

ISBN: 978-82-93298-00-7 

Colour and Light in Design ­- Levels of experiencing colour and light

Klarén, Ulf; Arnkil, Harald; Fridell Anter, Karin 

2013 

DRS Cumulus 2013 Oslo 

ISBN: ISBN 978-82-93298-00-7 

Always Something Else - Levels of experiencing colour and light

Klarén, Ulf; Fridell Anter, Karin; Arnkil, Harald 

2012 

Color Association of Taiwan (CAT) 

SYN-TES Interdisciplinary Research on Colour and Light

Fridell Anter, Karin; Klarén, Ulf; Laike, Thorbjörn; Lång, Johan; Matusiak, Barbara; Nilsson, Anders; Pettersson, Svante; Wijk, Helle; Arnkil, Harald; Berggren, Leif; Billger, Monica; Duwe, Pär; Enger, Johanna; Gustafsson, Anders; Häggström, Cecilia; Karlsson, Yvonne 

2012 

Color Association of Taiwan (CAT) 

Colour and light: Concepts and confusions

Arnkil, Harald; Fridell Anter, Karin; Klarén, Ulf 

2012 

Color Association of Taiwan (CAT) 

PERCIFAL method in use: Visual evaluation of three spaces

Matusiak, Barbara; Fridell Anter, Karin; Arnkil, Harald; Klarén, Ulf 

2011 

pro/colore 

PERCIFAL: Visual analysis of space, light and colour

Arnkil, Harald; Fridell Anter, Karin; Klarén, Ulf; Matusiak, Barbara 

2011 

pro/colore 

Non-refereed scientific articles

Book section

Levels of Experiencing Colour and Light

Klarén, Ulf; Arnkil, Harald; Fridell Anter, Karin 

2015 

Smolensk State University Press 

ISBN: 978-5880-18574-0 

Levels of Experiencing Colour and Light

Klarén, Ulf; Arnkil, Harald; Fridell Anter, Karin 

2013 

NTNU The Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art 

ISBN: 978-82-7551-091-2 

Levels of Experiencing Colours and Light

Klarén, Ulf; Arnkil, Harald; Fridell Anter, Karin 

2013 

NTNU, The Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art 

ISBN: ISBN 978-82-7551-091-2 

Seeing and Perceiving

Arnkil, Harald 

2012 

Aalto University publication series. Art + design + architecture 

Aalto ARTS Books 

ISSN: 1799-4853 

Lightness and Brightness and Other Confusions

Arnkil, Harald 

2012 

Aalto University publication series ART + DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE 

Aalto ARTS Books 

ISBN: 978-952-60-4608-2 

ISSN: 1799-4853 

Scientific books (monographs)

Book (editor)

Colour and light - Concepts and confusions

Arnkil, Harald; Fridell, Karin; Klarén, Ulf 

2012 

Aalto University publication series ART + DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE 

Aalto ARTS Books 

ISBN: 978-952-60-4608-2 

ISSN: 1799-4853 

Publications intended for professional communities

Text book or professional handbook or guidebook or dictionary

Colours in the Visual World

Arnkil, Harald 

2013 

Aalto ARTS Books 

ISBN: 978-952-60-5246-5 

Värit havaintojen maailmassa

Arnkil, Harald 

2008 

Taideteollinen korkeakoulu 

ISBN: ISBN: 978-951-558-237-9 

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