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The SDC is the world’s leading independent, educational charity dedicated to advancing the science and technology of colour worldwide. Our mission is to communicate the science of colour in a changing world. SDC is a professional, chartered society. Becoming a member gives access to SDC’s Professional Coloration Qualifications including the elite Chartered Colourist status. We have an international network of regions and activities.

Engaging with Colour
Engaging with Colour 2013-14 covers a wide range of our activity. The past year however was a notable one as we celebrated 50 years of the SDC Royal Charter – the granting of it means we are the only organisation in the world able to award the Chartered Colourist status.
Latest SDC News

India Finalist Announced

Winner Shivangi Lahoty cut & resizedThe Hilton International Hotel, Mumbai played host to the India heat of the International Design competition on 24th August 2014. Three well- known design experts Mr. Anup Kumar, Mr Rajesh Rokade and Ms. Nisha Guleccha formed the judging panel to consider the 45 entries from colleges/institutes across India and declare  Ms Shivangi Lahoty, a student […]

Latest Events
Colour Event 05-2014

SDC EC’s Colour Event 05/ 2014-Twin Lecture Program

G D Memorial School, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400005

ULITA presentation: ‘Healing Stitches – therapeutic needlecraft at times of conflict’

St. Wilfred's Chapel, Maurice Keyworth Building University of Leeds, Leeds LS2

The Textile Society of Britain – London Antique Textile Fair

Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, London SW3 5EE

Malcolm the Weaver
MTW Everybody has a favourite colour and Malcolm the Weaver can make them all. Muted colours from the past, bright and vibrant colours for now and for the future and unusual colours in your dreams. Buy Now
Instrumental Match Prediction
Merchant Adventurers' Hall To celebrate 50 years of digital colour match prediction the original article on Instrumental Match Prediction IMP from ICI is reproduced by permission from Dystar and from the collection of Dr R Hirschler. Read Now
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