The 28 best tools for choosing a colour scheme The web is absolutely chock-full of colour scheme tools that promise to help you reach colour nirvana. Not all tools are created the same, though, and many are no more than basic rip-offs of the more popular or useful offerings. So to make things easier, we've rounded up some of the best tools for choosing colour schemes available today. They'll help save you having to sort the wheat from the chaff and enter colour heaven...
Reconnect: Home Fabric Trends 2011-2012 Heimtextil Trend Pavilion Previous image Next image Heimtextil Trend Pavilion 2011 Ten months before the Heimtextil home textile design fair began last week in Frankfurt, a group of designers and and trend forecasters from all over the world met to discuss global design trends. Their compilation of visual ideas pulled from the worlds of design, fashion, and art culminated in a gorgeous exhibition at the Heimtextil show, predicting textile trends for the next two years.Curated by The Future Laboratory, a London-based trend forecasting agency, the exhibit broke down fabric trends into four categories, all tied together by the show's title, “Reconnect.” The title was chosen based on current trends that look both backward and forward, embracing a connection with the past, cultural and ethnic traditions, nature, and classic design combined with new technologies and experimentation.
Weekly Web Design Inspiration #90 Subscribe D-Lists Design + Developer Resource Facebook Fan Page CategoriesArchives Web Help: Color Palette Generator I use photoshop’s eyedropper tool to pull color profiles from images, but I know that not everyone has photoshop…and even if you do, you might just fall in love with this Color Palette Generator (found via Nicole Tattersall) because it will do all the work for you. Simply insert the direct image link and presto-change-o before your eyes will appear a lovely little color palette for you to use it whatever inspiring way you’d like. Have fun! Here’s how it works: Open image page (images must be hosted online (such as flickr, blogs, etc.) for this program to work)Right-click the imageSelect “View Image”Select and copy the URL at the top of the screen (this should look like a link that ends with .jpg)Copy and paste this link into the proper section on the Color Palette Generator site and click the “Color-palette-ify” button.Ta-daa!
Lego Office Is As Much Fun As Playing With Legos The aggressive playfulness that characterizes a lot of office spaces nowadays, from Facebook to Google, has always struck us as vaguely infantilizing and, above all, misguided: Your IT guys don’t need a beach-themed break room, they need a quiet place to work so they can fix your damned computer. But here’s one company where a fun environment makes complete sense and, in fact, it’d be counterproductive any other way: Lego. These are folks who play for a living, after all.
Easy Color Palette Tips Articles May 14, 2014 There are six elements of art: line, shape, color, texture, value, and mass. We combine these elements to communicate our ideas and information. One particular element will surely make a design seems dull without it. Color. It plays a major role on how a design will be interpreted by the audience. 22 Beautiful Example of Brochure Designs We received a great response to our readers when we showcase the 60+ Most Beautiful and Creative Business Cards Design a months ago. And today, we made a new list to inspire you and this time its all about Brochure. A Brochure is a small booklet or pamphlet, mostly containing promotional material or product information. Here is a showcase of 22 Beautiful Brochure Designs for another list of inspiration.In this post you will see some example of a good brochure designs.
Live Model Books Pose Tool A Pose is usually a collection of photos of a model in one position. For example, a nude model standing in the contrapposto position or the T-pose will be photographed from 24 different angles (once every 15-degrees as the model is rotated). Those 24 art reference photos are collected into one "Pose." When the project first started, we imagined our customers as sculptors. They would be looking for anatomy reference photos and also traditional male and female nude artist's model photos but they would need to see all around the figure to create a complete sculpture. That's why we do the multiple angles.
Color Palette Generator Color Palette Generator #ffeeff #ffccdd RGB Murals Use Colored Light Filters To Create Beautiful Optical Illusions Carnovsky is a creative duo comprised of two Milan based artists, Francesco Rugi and Silvia Quintanilla. Their latest project RGB looks at image creation through a new lens. Each of the RGB images are made up of three layers represented by primary colors. This starting image is discombobulating and difficult to read.
Color: Links, Books & Tools to Make your Life Easier Color is certainly a very important element of a design, and deciding on the best color palette for a project is something you really need to dedicate time to. From understanding color theory to having a glimpse of color psychology, you need to make sure your choice will not only look good but also have a good balance and deliver the right message. Thinking about, that we have decided to gather some tips, books recommendations, links to interesting readings and also some tools and apps that will make your life easier when it comes to color. Tools Flat UI Colors About: This small web app helps you to copy the colors from Flat UI.
20 Brilliant Modern Brochure Design Ideas Brochure templates need to match the branding identity of the given company or event, as well as expressing something about the content and information in the brochure. Additionally, modern brochure designs need to be easy to read while still being eye-catching. Thus, brochure design inspiration can be incredibly valuable for developing brochure design ideas.
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