Colour for Interior Design

Colour Psychology and colour therapeutics

(Holistic Design Institute Advanced Diploma course)

Colour Therapeutics for Interior Design
12 Lessons

This course is specially designed for students and designers who wish to have a deeper understanding of colour and to specialise in colour consultancy. On completion of this course you will be able to work as a specialist colour consultant in the interior, design or fashion industries.

Colour theory usually makes up a small part of an Interior Design course. Colour therapeutics is based on a holistic approach to the use of colours in both the home and workplace, thus creating a more relaxing and harmonious interior environment. As hospitals, psychiatric clinics, schools and remand centres, and other community buildings need to create healing and supportive environments, a knowledge of colour therapeutics is a great career asset. As well as psychologists and complementary practitioners who would like to use colour to create a healing environment. Colour Therapeutics would be of interest to anyone working in the fashion and creative fields as it tries to extend the awareness of the power of colour to influence our moods and health. This course encourages professionals to use colour responsibly.

Part 1.
Lesson 1. The nature of Light and the spectrum colours
Lesson 2. The psychology of colour and how colour affects our moods and behaviour
Lesson 3. Healing qualities of colours
Lesson 4. Creating a colour energy balance and colour harmonies
Lesson 5. Environmentally friendly paints and finishes
Lesson 6. Natural and artificial light, therapeutic lighting

Part 2.
Lesson 7. Therapeutic colours for Entrances and Livingrooms
Lesson 8. Colours for Dining rooms and Kitchens
Lesson 9. Harmonious colours for Bedrooms and bathrooms
Lesson 10. Children’s’ rooms: from infants to teenagers
Lesson 11. Colours in the workplace and company colours
Lesson 12. Colours in the community including colours for the elderly

An Holistic Design Institute Diploma will be awarded to those students obtaining 70% or more in the Module tests and self-administered examination which includes a project using colours therapeutically. Successful students are entitled to use the initials Dip. HDI (Col. Th.)

This course includes a Colour Wheel and lecture CD given by Suzy Chiazzari.


Thank for your all your positive feedback and encouragement and your passion for colour and the health of the environment and the beings living within.

I have always been interested in colour and interiors but wanted to find a new approach to extend my skills and develop my career. Colour Therapeutics was perfect for me as it really helped me understand how the choose colours in our homes and dress to improve our health and well-being. ... thank you for an inspiring and informative course.

Suzy Chiazzari has inspired my creativity endlessly with her Colour Life Coaching Program. If you are interested in holistic health practices Suzy has so much of offer. I highly recommend learning and studying with Suzy and her organization. Such kindness in her way of teaching is rare. She is actively and genuinely engaged in created a community for the better good of humanity ~ Francesca Durham Colour Life Coach, Colortime® Image Consultant and Clinical Musician.

I did your wonderful course on Colour Therapeutics for Interiors after attending a fabulous lecture by Suzy Chiazzari on the subject. I was sponsored by my employers, and since then I have been working as their colour consultant for many years now. D.H. South Africa

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