Marjan Kooroshnia


New system for design with smart colours

TEXT + FILM | Marjan Kooroshnia studies thermochromic colours – colours that change when subjected to temperature changes. Now she wants to create the first thermochromic colour system that can facilitate communication and understanding of how these colours work.

Colour systems have been established in order to allow artists and designers to study colours, as well as to communicate colour choices with other designers and manufacturers, retailers and customers.

“By entering smart colours, such as thermochromic colours, into the textile and fashion design world, existing colour systems and their terminologies are not sufficient for describing the expressions achieved during a design process involving thermochromic colours, as they cannot...