Color Selection for Designers (What do Designers use colors for (For…
Color Selection for Designers
currently pick colors?
By checking color inspiration websites
By using shade cards.
By exploration - through hit and trial
By selecting colors from web references.
By palette creators like Kuler.
From nature : By taking photos and picking colors from them.
are the problems
with the current color section experience?
Disjointed Digital experience :
See web reference -> Save photo -> Import to Phtotoshop -> Pick color -> Note value -> Apply to desired object
Disjointed Real World experience :
Click Photo -> See photo -> Pick color -> Note value -> Enter value in software
Inaccurate color picking.
Little connection between the read world, digital and print colors.
Designers look for colors?
: Picking color references at random,
when they like.
: For deciding a color theme for a project.
is color selection
To accentuate areas of interest in a design.
As visual cues to communicate success and error.
To convey the right mood and emotion.
do Designers use
For architecture projects.
For making information visualisations.
For marketing collaterals.
For branding and logos.
For Graphic User interfaces.