Tag Archives: color scheme

More Color Inspiration and a Birthday!

Color inspiration is something we’ve done infrequently on Creative Curio. Come take a look at color palettes from packaging, a yoga studio, and several branding images. These include a wide range of colors as well as color theories from monochromatic to a palette of six distinct colors.

Retro Colors for Design Inspiration

There is so much color inspiration out there, but sometimes it’s hard to focus. This post features some color inspiration featuring retro-style designs that I found on Flickr.

Finding Color Inspiration Around the Web

Color is sometimes a struggle for designers, especially when on the hunt for those perfect hues that will convey the meaning behind the design at first glance. We’ve looked at some popular color palettes from a variety of media and even palettes from nature before, and now let’s take a look at some from around […]

Need Color Inspiration?

Having struggled recently on finding a color palette for a project, I decided to start keeping track of palettes I find that I like (you already know I collect design pieces I find attractive). I by no means claim these came from my own head.

What I present below is a collection I’ve started, particularly because sites Kuler and ColourLovers have become so overwhelming and I find that many of the palettes do not work once applied to real projects (too many are just pretty transitions from pink to blue or gradients from dark to light of a hue).

Picking the Perfect Color Palette

Do you ever struggle to find those elusive perfect colors for a graphic design project? What do you do?

There are many color theming sites out there, like Adobe Kuler and Colour Lovers, but not all of the themes people put together actually work with a real project and there are a lot to dig through.

Are there any “old reliable” color themes you always go back to?

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