Colour and light – spatial experience

Editors Karin Fridell Anter and Ulf Klarén.  This book, published by Routledge in 2017, is a translation from Swedish.

Book on Tensta church and its medieval murals

A book in Swedish, edited by Karin Fridell Anter, published 2015.
Read some chapters
Short web-TV-presentation

New edition of Så målade man

Så målade man (Karin Fridell & Henrik Wannfors) is a book in Swedish, dealing with the painting of Swedish buildings through six centuries. It is now available in a new edition at Svensk Byggtjänst.

Book COLOUR & LIGHT – so far only in Swedish

COLOUR & LIGHT for humans  – in a spatial context. This book, edited by Karin Fridell Anter and Ulf Klarén, is based on the research project SYN-TES. On the publisher’s webpage your can see a sample of pages.

(Svenska) Dagsljus, synkomfort och ljuskvalitet

Sorry, this entry is only available in Svenska.

DAYLIGHT, Visual Comfort and Quality of Light

The last report, no 8, in SYN-TES report series is now available. It is written by Karin Fridell Anter.

Reports from the research project SYN-TES

The research project SYN-TES: Human colour and light synthesis. Towards a coherent field of knowledge was lead by Karin Fridell Anter at University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm during 2010-2011. SYN-TES report series  no 1-8 and other publications, partly in English, can be downloaded free of cost from

Dissertation about Pompeii

Marina Weilguni’s doctoral thesis Streets, Spaces and Places. Three Pompeiian movement axes analysed is now available both as a book and as a pdf on the Internet. Karin Fridell Anter’s article Colour in the Pompeiian Cityscape is published as an appendix in the same volume.

Report on architects’ work with illumination

The report is in Swedish and presents a project lead by Karin Fridell Anter. It can be downloaded from Arkus, a foundation for architectural research.

Book on light and colour concepts

The book Colour and Light: Concepts and confusions (ed. Harald Arnkil, 2012) is written within the research project SYN-TES and includes and article by Karin Fridell Anter. Free download from  Aalto university .