Want your designs to read as fun, playful, vibrant, and exciting? Then try Flame Orange. According to colour psychology, people tend to describe orange as a bright, happy, energetic colour that inspires feelings of excitement and enthusiasm—so if you want your designs to be described in the same way, this
The famed artist and Bauhaus professor Josef Albers was a colour theory pioneer, having spent years of his life developing lessons to help elucidate the way colours appear and interact. He advised students to perform his exercises with pieces of coloured paper, rather than paint. “Color paper avoids unnecessary mixing
Whether you’re a UI/UX designer or a digital artist, you should know that colour is crucial to the final product. But finding the right colour scheme is tough and usually involves a lot of trial & error. With Ambiance, you can auto-generate colour schemes right from the COLOURlovers API, all at the click of a button!
I first stumbled across the work of Colin Quest, aka Habitat Legit, on Instagram . His vibrant collages caught my eye not only for their pop of color but also because I instantly recognized the iconic mid-century modern architecture of Palm Springs. Source: This digital collage artist remixes Palm Springs architecture with ‘quirky surrealism’
Experimental musician and artist Kamiel Rongen of Water Ballet captured the graceful slow-motion movement of drowned colour as it formed vivid threads and shapes that danced their way up to the surface. Rongen stated that this was all created in his Amsterdam studio for his original song “ Barbapapa “.
Artist Daniel Mullen, based in Amsterdam, creates amazing visual paintings. Indeed, he uses different colours, shapes and texture to create optical illusions and offer his works a unique visual. Recently, he made a series of paintings entitled “Synesthesia”. Source: Visual And Abstract Paintings By Daniel Mullen
Created by Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck , ‘The Collector’s House’ is a collection of realistic sculptures in a 2,600-square-foot space, completely devoid of colour. “The museum-like installation contained several life-size sculpted figures in addition to a library, grand piano, furniture, scattered still lifes, and a lily pool positioned
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory More unsettling than they first appear, Pierre Bonnard’s paintings are often thought of as celebrations of domestic tranquility. With trembling and sometimes overloaded colour, and a touch that always seems nervous, there’s anxiety and disquiet in his interiors and portraits of his wife, Marthe
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the release of ColorForward 2020, the 14th edition of the annual color forecasting guide for the plastics industry. While consumer preference has been trending toward warmer tones in recent years, Clariant color-trend watchers see a shift to cooler blues and greens in the
Whether you work in web design, graphic design, you’re a Photoshop Artist or just passionate about photography, we all know that at one point we need some special textures, and in this case, we’re talking about rusted textures. A texture of rust is often very artistic and full of interesting
Google’s Art & Culture Experiments are always a source of joy–like its recent viral selfie feature, which matched your face to your long-lost twin in fine art. But the app also provides more useful tools, like its latest, Art Palette. Source: Google’s Latest Experiment Is Like Reverse Image Search For
Excellent use of colour theory in design is one of those things that separates the great from the average. While subjective and nuanced, colour is a powerful tool that can define the emotion and tone of a digital experience. For something so important, my own workflow around colour was severely
Swedish digital studio Future Memories has launched a brilliant new tool called Picular that lets you search for colours by analyzing the top 20 Google Image search results for that keyword. For example, if you search for ‘ocean’, Picular analyzes the top 20 Google Images for ‘ocean’ and lists the
Pantone, a provider of professional colour management services and tools, expands its offering of On-Demand Prints with the introduction of Super Chips and Super Swatches to the Pantone Graphics System. Source: Pantone Launches New Super Chips And Super Swatches, On-Demand Solutions For Graphic And Packaging Design