Color is a powerful, emotional and hugely important part of any design. But finding the right colors for your store isn’t always easy. Check out this post for the seven color resources that can help.
Are you looking to update your current store’s colors and branding? Having difficulty deciding which colors to use? The following are great resources for discovering color palettes and creating your own color schemes.
A color palette is the range or set of colors used throughout a design. Let these helpful resources assist you on your quest to find the perfect set of colors for your next design.
- Smashing Magazine provides an excellent guide for choosing the right colors with their article The Meaning of Color.
- Adobe Kuler is an invaluable asset for finding new and appealing color palettes to use on your next project.
- My personal preference when looking for a color pallet, ColourLovers, offers thousands of palettes to search and filter through to find just the right choice.
- The New Defaults is a neat guideline for the new default colors you should be using your next web project.
Already have a certain color or colors that are conducive to your brand? Use the following interactive websites to find complementary colors to build out your ideal color scheme.
These are some of my favorite color resources, but I know there’s more out there. If you have any other color resources you use, let us know in the comments below!
-Joey Bacon, Volusion