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Nature, ecology and the environment. Green signifies growth, rebirth, and fertility. In Muslim countries, & in Ireland, a lucky color. It was the color of the heavens China
Happiness, optimism, enlightenment, creativity, sunshine and spring. Curious Yellow Have you noticed that yellow is often missing in action in the colorful offerings of kitchen appliances and electronic devices?  Asi
Energy, vitality, cheer, excitement, adventure, warmth and good health. The Meanings of Orange. Orange is vibrant. It’s hot, healthy, fruity and engaging – but it can be abrasive and crass. It’s a polarizing color. People eit
Passion, violence, danger, anger and adventure. The Meanings of Red Red is the color of extremes. It’s the color of passionate love, seduction, violence, danger, anger, and adventure. Our prehistoric
Trust, loyalty, cleanliness and understanding. The Meanings of Blue: Blue is the favorite color of all people. It’s nature’s color for water and sky, but is rarely found in fruits and vegetables.
Nobility, luxury, royalty, magic, mystery, spirituality, creativity and dignity. The Meanings of Purple. Purple’s rarity in nature and the expense of creating the color and has given purple a supernatural aura for centuries. Purple is
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Color Theory in Design Design Principles 101Color Theory 101Typography 101Grid-Based Layouts 101The Essential Guide to Blend Modes in PhotoshopFirst impressions are everything. How you look and how you present yourself can determine how you are perceived. The same goes for our design work. The impression that our work gives depends on a myriad of different factors. One of the …
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Color Theory for Designers In the previous two parts of this series on color theory, we talked mostly about the [meanings behind colors]( and [color terminology]( While this information is important, I'm sure a lot of people were wondering when we were going to get into the nitty-gritty of actually creating some color schemes. [Content Update: August 2017] [![colorwheel]( "colorwheel")]( That's where Part 3 comes in. Here I'll be talking about **methods for creating your own color schemes, from scratch**. I'll cover the traditional color scheme patterns (monochrome, analogous, complementary, etc.) as well as how to create custom schemes that aren't based strictly on any one pattern. By the end of this article, you'll have the tools and skills to start creating beautiful color palettes for your own design projects. The best way to improve your skills is to practice, so why not set yourself a goal of creating a new color scheme every day?
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