Tag - Color

Simple Patterns for Separation (Better Than Color Alone)

Color is pretty good for separating things. That’s what your basic pie chart is, isn’t it? You tell the slices apart by color. With enough color contrast, you might be OK, but you might be even better off (particularly where accessibility is concerned) using patterns, or a combination.Patrick Dillon tackled the Pie Chart thing Enhancing Charts With SVG Patterns:When one of the slices is filled with something more than color, it’s easier to figure out [who the Independents are]:See the [...]

Playing With Color: Vibrant Options For Apps And Websites

   Color is one of the most powerful tools in a designer’s toolkit. Color can draw attention, set a mood, and influence the user’s emotion, perception and actions. When it comes to the web and mobile app design, this is definitely a time of vibrant colors. Designers use vibrant colors to focus people’s attention on important elements and to make their designs memorable.In this article, I’ll [...]

Taming Advanced Color Palettes In Photoshop, Sketch And Affinity Designer

   Creating large, harmonious and uniform color palettes can be a challenge. Good intentions and confident plans can be abandoned when things get a little unwieldy.But you can equip yourself with some tools to manage the complexity. With the right techniques, large color palettes can be created, refined and refactored at will. Large color palettes can be tamed. The post Taming Advanced Color Palettes In Photoshop, Sketch [...]