Tag: Color

Beginning Graphic Design Color
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How To Make Your Graphic Design Come Alive Using Color [VIDEO]

Have you ever wondered what the world would be like without color? Colors not only make our world more fun and pleasing, they can also send important messages and evoke moods. That’s why they play a key role in design. Learning about which colors to use and when can seem intimidating, but GCFLearnFree.org has made…

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30 Aesthetically Pleasing Color Combinations

A visually-appealing color combination goes a long way in creating a seamless, inviting, and fun output. Regardless if you’re making the perfect palette for an event, a web layout, an interior design or a perfect outfit, the right color combination can instantly add confidence and character to the whole shebang. Alas, the art of color…

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Design

The Most Powerful Tool in Brand Design: Color

Today, it is more important than ever for companies to differentiate themselves from their competitors and make memorable connections with consumers by creating unique, recognizable brands.  The best way to do it? Color. While typeface and symbol play a critical role in brand recognition, color is registered by the brain before images and typography, making…

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Photography

Pantone Food Swatches by David Schwen

David Schwen is a creative from Minneapolis, with a focus on illustration, design and art direction. Recently, David created a series of hand-made Pantone ‘swatches’ using everyday foods. Pantone Inc. is a corporation best known for its Pantone Matching System. PMS  is a proprietary color space used in a variety of industries, primarily printing, though sometimes in the manufacture of colored paint, fabric, and plastics. We think David…

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Design

Call to Action Button: What makes it More Clickable?

Websites have come a long way from their predecessors. Their goal is no longer to be the mere source of information but to gain user’s attention. This is where Call to Action buttons such as ‘Buy Now,’ ‘Free Download,’ ‘Sign Up Now’ act as hooks to gain customer’s attention on a website. As the name…

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Infographics

Coolness of Blue in Web Design [infographic]

Blue color is often associated with ice, water, sky, sadness, winter, police, royalty, Hanukkah, boys, cold, calm, magic, trueness, conservatism and much more. Like red, blue is a very strong color and is seen almost everywhere on a daily occasion. Being my personal favorite color, I can truly say that it drives my decisions subconsciously. The following…

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