Colors and Their Meaning

It is not surprising that colour can affect the state of our mind. Which colours best affect our mood? When you equip the room, you should not determine the colour only on the basis of whether you like it or not. Try to imagine how you would feel about the colour that will surround you … Continue reading Colors and Their Meaning

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How to Choose the Right Pantone 2019 Color

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 is a colour trend you’re … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Pantone 2019 Color

How to Make a Color Wheel—and 3 Other Color Exercises for Beginner Painters

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 of paints, which is often … Continue reading How to Make a Color Wheel—and 3 Other Color Exercises for Beginner Painters

Monochrome madness at Derby Day 2018 (reblog)

One shoulder dresses, face veils, wide brim hats and tuxedo dresses are key trends this year at Derby Day Source: Monochrome madness at Derby Day 2018

Auto-Generate Beautiful Color Palettes with Ambiance (hongkiat.com)

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!

How to Choose Colors for Make Your Site Attractive to Visitors

Choosing the colour of your website is a big deal. people are receptive to different colours and also the moods that are attached to them. Plus, it is risky if you your chose for a stereotype because it can dissuade more people than it attracts. Source: How to Choose Colors for Make Your Site Attractive … Continue reading How to Choose Colors for Make Your Site Attractive to Visitors

The Collector’s House: Monochrome Sculptures by Hans Op de Beeck

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 squarely at the work’s center. … Continue reading The Collector’s House: Monochrome Sculptures by Hans Op de Beeck

Clariant Finds Blues & Greens Will Be Big in 2020

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 palette they developed for 2020. … Continue reading Clariant Finds Blues & Greens Will Be Big in 2020

Color Sea – Design Seeds

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Google’s Latest Experiment Is Like Reverse Image Search For Color

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 Color

Generate endless colour palettes with Khroma

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 lacking. 3 huge colour trends … Continue reading Generate endless colour palettes with Khroma

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This New Google Tool Is Like Reverse Image Search For Color

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 most dominant colour in each … Continue reading This New Google Tool Is Like Reverse Image Search For Color

Color inspiration: Vintage pansies

Color inspiration: Vintage pansies Found this old greeting card at an antique store and really enjoyed the CMYK printing. Super inspired by the way the colors blended, and the overall noise pattern in the background is a really nice touch. Source: Color inspiration: Vintage pansies

Pantone colour of the year

Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019: Living Coral

Pantone Colour of the Year 2019 is Living Coral! Every year the colour experts at the Pantone Colour Institute comb the world to identify new colour influences. Their research spans industries, including motion picture and entertainment, art, fashion, all branches of design, travel, as well as lifestyles and playstyles. Source: Pantone Colour Of The Year … Continue reading Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019: Living Coral

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Datacolor Launches ColorReader: Color Matching Tool

Datacolor recently launched ColorReader , a new gadget that allows users to measure the colour of a surface (be the iconic blue used by Tiffany, a fabric swatch or Grandma's china plates) and tells within seconds the closest match across all major brands - including Benjamin Moore, Farrow and Ball, Sherwin and Williams, and Behr. … Continue reading Datacolor Launches ColorReader: Color Matching Tool

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color story: living coral.

As December comes to a close, one of my favourite things to look forward to is Pantone’s the of Color of the Year and it’s finally upon us — 2019’s shade is Living Coral! Pantone describes the hue as an “animating and life-affirming shade of orange with a golden undertone” which sounds like just the … Continue reading color story: living coral.

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5 Creative Ways to Get Bold Colors into Your Space

Bold colours make a delightful addition to just about any space. They add an eye-grabbing element that just pulls you in. They also work well in a variety of styles, from the children’s room to artistic or boho spaces for adults. An accent colour in a single piece can also work well in modern and … Continue reading 5 Creative Ways to Get Bold Colors into Your Space

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Finding the Perfect Green

I’m spending some time in the next few weeks getting my new office space ready to start 2019 with a bang. I’m really excited about how the space is coming along. All of my office furniture including the desk, shelving, and project tables are white so I knew I definitely wanted to paint the walls. … Continue reading Finding the Perfect Green

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Colour Palettes for Cities Around the World

Colour; it defines everything we do when it comes to design. The decisions we make when designing anything from a new website to a piece of content dictates the mood in which it’s perceived. Colours create cohesion and help to plan a piece. Source: Colour Palettes for Cities Around the World

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6 trending colors to use in 2019

Colours help shape everything from our mood to the products we buy. With each new year comes a new colour trend, and whether you’re a digital marketer, or a graphic designer, knowing these trends in advance is helpful for all your design tasks. Source: 6 trending colors to use in 2019