Color Elicits Mood In Design

Given all of the elements that comprise any design project – composition, color, lighting, function, shape, texture – … Continue reading...

Color by Numbers: Alfred Hickethier Color Theory

Hickethier Color Theory Book

Color can be subtle. It can be vibrant. It can be puzzling, maddening, and elusive. Color can be polarizing, leading us … Continue reading...

Bauhaus Color Theory

bauhaus color

BAUHAUS COLOR THEORY We think of color as transcendent – a language of sorts that signifies independent of cultural … Continue reading...

High Key Low Key Color

High Key Low Key Color Palettes

Every design project is a balancing act. Designers must manage an array of elements – composition, color, lighting, … Continue reading...

Fun Color Theory T-Shirt

Color Theory Fun - Purple Is The New Red And Blue

This fun color theory t-shirt design is available on Threadless. It has blue ink printed on a red t-shirt, visually … Continue reading...

Josef Albers’s ‘Interaction of Color’ Goes Interactive

Interactions of Color App

Interaction of Color App for the iPad As a long time fan of Josef Albers I am thrilled that to mark the 50th … Continue reading...

Don’t Be In The Dark About How Light Affects Color

Don’t Be In The Dark About How Light Affects Color

To understand how different types of light affect color you have to know a little about what light is, how it “works”, … Continue reading...

Color Characteristics | COLOR THEORY QUICK LESSON

The Characteristics of Color

Language helps you to organize and make sense of the world. It gives you a way of communicating with others using words … Continue reading...

Can Being Colorblind Make You A Better Artist Or Designer?

Can Being Colorblind Make You A Better Artist Or Designer?

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if you were colorblind? I have and in every instance I've imagined … Continue reading...

How Color Theory Came About

How Color Theory Came About

Throughout history, color theorists have attempted to explain how the scientific and psychological aspects of colors … Continue reading...

Color Term Glossary

Accent Lighting: Lighting layer that highlights or builds emphasis, also known as key lighting. Achromatic: Free of … Continue reading...

Understanding Undertones = Color Success

When it comes to color, it’s what’s underneath that counts. Color is dynamic and energetic. Every color has a vibrant … Continue reading...

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