All posts tagged “colour”

Discover the changing colour palettes of Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so we thought we’d have a look at Cupid’s annual visit from a design perspective. To kick off, Brandisty has sifted through a century of Hallmark Valentine’s Day card and put together a collection of palettes for each decade, and it’s a fascinating study.




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What colour is your favourite music?

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The way we discover and buy music has changed almost completely over the past decade, and the benefits are obvious: instead of going into a store and choosing from whatever it has in stock, we now have instant access to virtually all the available music, whenever we want. However, search functions and recommendation algorithms often don’t feel as rewarding as browsing the shelves in a record shop and picking something out you’d never have otherwise listened to, because the cover looks interesting.




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A designer’s guide to colour and accessibility

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A little-known fact: colour blindness doesn’t mean a person sees the world without colour: it’s actually a decreased ability to distinguish particular hues from one another. It’s much more common in men than women: around 8-10% of the male population has some sort of colour blindness. 




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Sassy book is a bubblegum-hued explosion of colour

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Mel Stringer combines the cute with the sassy




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Change the colour of multiple elements with Photoshop Smart Objects

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Whether you’re working on a website, mobile app or even a brochure layout, there is always a period of time before you’ve fully locked down your colour palette. Even when you have, you may not know where each of the colours will be applied or if there will be lighter or darker shades used in certain instances. The subtle differences between #ccc and #aaa are significant enough that you may want to try multiple variations of colours in that range before you find the perfect grey.




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The 28 best tools for choosing a colour scheme

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The web is absolutely chock-full of colour scheme tools that promise to help you reach colour nirvana. Not all tools are created the same, though, and many are no more than basic rip-offs of the more popular or useful offerings. So to make things easier, we’ve rounded up some of the best tools for choosing colour schemes available today. They’ll help save you having to sort the wheat from the chaff and enter colour heaven…




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The top colour trends of 2014

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We’re all creative people, and no one likes to follow trends. At the same time, though, it’s good to know what they are. But how do you decidewhether something is a trend or not? When it comes to colour trends, stock image library Shutterstock’s answer to that question is: by analysing the data. Using data from customer downloads from its collection of 40 million images, it’s come up with what it considers some pretty conclusive results.




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QUIZ: What Pantone colour are you?

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https://www.qzzr.co/quiz/what-pantone-colour-are-you/widget What colour describes you?




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Colour tool set to make re-renders a thing of the past

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After hours and hours of rendering, the final product image is about to go out as part of an international campaign. The client calls and says the company just decided to change its brand colour from yellow to dark green and can the image reflect this in the product shot?




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Colour tool set to make re-renders history

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After hours and hours of rendering, the final product image is about to go out as part of an international campaign. The client calls and says the company just decided to change its brand colour from yellow to dark green and can the image reflect this in the product shot?




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