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Links tagged with “colour”

  1. How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations | Chartable

    I’m not very good at colours and this is nicely explained.

  2. Eigengrau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    ‘Eigengrau (German: “intrinsic gray”), also called Eigenlicht (“intrinsic light”), dark light, or brain gray, is the color seen by the eye in perfect darkness.’ #16161D. (via Stellar)

  3. iWantHue

    Another colour palette-generating thing. Looks nice, although I did seem to keep getting palettes containing two or more very similar shades. (via Migurski)

  4. Chromatophobia: My Fear of Color: Observatory: Design Observer

    Michael Bierut on his cluelessness about how to choose colours. I’m glad it’s not just me. (via @cityofsound)

  5. Solarized - Ethan Schoonover

    I don’t often think “ooh, that’s a nice colour palette.” Sixteen colours “for use with terminal and gui applications”, lots of thought behind it, and lots of implementations. (via Tecznotes)

  6. Into The Abyss: Teal and Orange - Hollywood, Please Stop the Madness

    Fun look at how so many Hollywood films use very similar computer-adjusted colour palettes these days. (via @matlock)

  7. Colour Contrast Check -

    Handy and nicely-done tool for checking the contrast of colour combinations when designing websites.

  8. Developer Color Picker

    Quite handy, although I wish it gave the option to display the Color Values in CSS friendly hex too. (via Daring Fireball)

  9. ColorSchemer - Online Color Scheme Generator

    Simple way of generating twelve complementary colours.

  10. Color Combinations | Color Schemes | Color Palettes

    The ‘Combo Tester’ provides a way of viewing up to eight colours together, and automatically creating complementary ranges of up to eight colours.

  11. ColorBrewer Intro - Selecting Good Color Schemes for Maps

    Handy tool for making color ranges for use on maps, via that Oakland Crimespotting heat maps post.

  12. Jeffrey Zeldman Presents : bgcolor follies

    Over a couple of years I’ve collected a folder full of links to sites that make this careless mistake with the aim of writing just such a post. Now no need. (via Daring Fireball)

  13. ColourLovers Coup.0 :: Colour Lovers

    Odd but interesting and useful site for sharing colour palettes, marred only by over-busy design and annoying Flash. (via Haddock)

  14. | Your free online color matching toolbox

    Another colour scheme generator. I need all the help I can get.

  15. Color Scheme Generator 2

    There are loads of these around, but this seems a nice example.

  16. ColorMatch 5K :: the original

    complicated colour scheme generator (crashed my browser once though)

  17. Color Blender

    Eric Meyer’s nifty colour blender

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