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Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of Color

Color Theory for Designers, Part 1: The Meaning of Color
Color in design is very subjective. What evokes one reaction in one person may evoke a very different reaction in somone else. Sometimes this is due to personal preference, and other times due to cultural background. Color theory is a science in itself. Studying how colors affect different people, either individually or as a group, is something some people build their careers on. And there’s a lot to it. This is the first in a three-part series on color theory. Warm Colors Link Warm colors include red, orange, and yellow, and variations of those three colors. Red and yellow are both primary colors, with orange falling in the middle, which means warm colors are all truly warm and aren’t created by combining a warm color with a cool color. Red (Primary Color) Link Red is a very hot color. Red can be associated with anger, but is also associated with importance (think of the red carpet at awards shows and celebrity events). Outside the western world, red has different associations. Examples

Colors and Their Meanings and Compatibility Updated October 28, 2015. Color symbolism is the use of color to represent traditional, cultural, or religious ideas, concepts, or feelings or to evoke physical reactions. Jump right to one of the colors or color groups I cover in detail or scroll past the color list for more general discussion of color meanings and how color works. This page and all its individual color symbolism pages have been copied in whole or in part many times over by others. On these About.com pages you will find my original, frequently updated, and ever-expanding and detailed look at the symbolism and suggested use of the many colors of our world, no matter how you want to use those colors. continue reading below our video Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Choosing colors based on symbolism can apply to everything from clothing to wall paint to home furnishings. In desktop publishing and design choosing color based on its symbolism applies to print and electronic projects from logos to Web site backgrounds.

Color Theory For Designers, Part 2: Understanding Concepts And Terminology If you’re going to use color effectively in your designs, you’ll need to know a few color concepts, as well as color theory terminology. A thorough working knowledge of concepts like chroma, value, and saturation is key to creating your own awesome color palettes (which we’ll get to in Part 3). [Content update: August 2017] In Part 1: The Meaning of Color of this color theory series, we covered the meanings of different colors. Here, we’ll go over the basics of what affects a given color, such as adding gray, white, or black to the pure hue, and its effect on a design (with examples). How To Create Your Own Color Schemes Let’s talk about creating your own color schemes, from scratch, covering the traditional color scheme patterns (monochrome, analogous, complementary, etc.), and others. Hue Hue is the most basic of color terms and denotes an object’s color. More after jump! Examples Chroma Chroma refers to the purity of a color. Saturation Value Value could also be called “lightness.” Tones

Cheat Sheet : All Cheat Sheets in one page ColorDrop 26 Things to Note Before You Develop a Website 1 Domain Choose a name that people can remember well and choose wisely (and appropriately) whether you will use.com, .net or something else. 2 Hosting Choose a reliable one and look at how much capacity you need. 3 Tech Technology you can use: HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JQuery, Javascript, etc. 4 Purpose What is the purpose of the website: business, corporate, e-commerce, etc. 5 Layout & Color Color affects the 'feel' of your site. 6 Site Map Clear site map & flow chart. 7 Content Your website has to provide a good and informative content to the users. 8 Audience You have to know who your audiences are, then you can build content that will attract them. 9 Advertisement Don't put too much advertisement in your website. 10 Pop Up Message Prevent pop up messages. 11 Attractive Design Good website should be simple, yet professional. 12 Buttons Make an eye catching buttons and "call to" action buttons like buy now or download now. 13 Background 14 Image 15 Easy Navigation Users can easily find what they are looking for.

Comprendre la couleur et maîtriser les profils ICC 75 Essential Cheat Sheets » CODECALL Programming is not an easy job and requires a lot of concentration and expertise. You might get stuck anywhere in the code and can’t figure out what’s causing the error. However, you need to finish the code as soon as possible because your boss is watching over your shoulders. In that moment, you daydream about a tool that could give you help, a quick solution, or a quick reference to solve your problem and get the program working as it is supposed to be! The good news is that there exists a tool like this. Well, not actually a tool so much as a cheat sheet, as we call them. Cheat sheets are a collection of notes and facts used for quick reference. Cheat sheets typically contain the information about all the syntaxes and data properties that are used in that particular coding language. Here, we have a list of the 75 best cheat sheets for designers and programmers. 1) Cheat Sheets – jQuery 2) Cheat Sheets – HTML 3) Cheat Sheets – HTML5 Cheat Sheet 4) Cheat Sheets – CSS 5) Cheat Sheets – CSS2

Accessible Color : un outil pour tester la lisibilité de vos couleurs Accessible color palette est un petit outil en ligne qui va vous permettre en quelques clics de tester la lisibilité de vos choix colorimétriques. Imaginez que vous êtes sur la création de votre maquette, vous faites vos choix de couleurs, mais niveau lisibilité, niveau accessibilité, est-ce que vous êtes bon ? Dans le tableau en dessous, l’outil teste les combinaisons, si il affiche la couleur de texte avec la couleur de background, alors le test d’accessibilité est réussi. Tester Accessible Color

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