violets colour swatch

Violets – Colour Palette

The violets are one of the most recognisable flowers.  Even the scientific name of the principal type makes sense; it is Viola odorta, the sweet violet.  It is a native of Europe. Many hybrid forms exist with both single and double flowers.  Flower colours include white and shades of pink lavender, violet, purple and yellow.I call this colour swatch Violet on wood.

Lufthansa presents a new brand design (reblog)

LUFTHANSA revealed last Feb. 7 its new, modernized brand image to customers and employees at two major events at the Frankfurt and Munich hubs. The most visible change is the new aircraft livery. In front of more than 3,000 guests in Frankfurt and Munich, Lufthansa officially presented a Boeing 747-8 and an Airbus A321 with the new design.

(Reblog) How To Photograph Seascapes

Photographing the sea and the waves can be both challenging and fun. People often ask me what "the right settings" are to shoot moving water so I decided to write a little guide on it. There are many options depending on what look you're going for.

santorini sunset colour palette

Santorini – Colour Palette

On Santorini watching the sunset becomes a ritual for tourists every evening.  Imagine that the air is warm and the only sound is the distant soft crowing of a rooster.  The sea far below shimmers in a golden haze, as it merges into the magenta sky.  Santorini seems to float in the air.  

poppies colour swatch

Red Poppies – Colour Palette

"In Flanders fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row..." So went the famous lines by John McCrae, who captured the symbolism of solace that red poppies offered the soldiers in the trenches.  This colour swatch I call poppies.

dandelion on blue colour swatch

Dandelion on blue – Colour Palette

A stunning close-up of a dandelion set against the backdrop of an electric blue sky.  The colour swatch I created is called Dandelion on Blue.

20 Best Tools to Generate Color Palettes

Some great tools that simplify the creative process when working with colour. Simon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small … Continue reading 20 Best Tools to Generate Color Palettes

Country cool – colour palette

Lush green, wheat yellow and rust brown star in this rural-inspired colour scheme that is quite contemporary.  I call it Country Cool.

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Bailey Street Design visual design excellence

Visual design is at work everywhere around us.  It gives shapes and form to the books we read, the posters we see and the road signs that we pass on the streets.

Northern Lights – colour palette

Northern lights are a result of the collision of gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere.  This palette I created from the deep and cosmic colours of a photo taken in Estonia. I have called it Aurora.