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color

General

Color Tools, Resources and Inspiration

January 29, 2010 • By

Color is the integral element with design. It can bring a bland idea to life, it can revitalize a boring and dreary web site and can bring lifeless art to, well, life. Why is it so powerful? Because different colors can invoke different emotions with different people, thus altering our perception of how we see art.READ MORE


Articles, Tips

Colors on The Web: Color Theory for Designers

August 5, 2009 • By

Art and science often coincide. When we approach the former using the latter, this is especially true. And in science, we disassemble the object we are studying and analyze each element as close as we may. Part of the art of web design, is color. So if we approach this element with a view toward science, we may discover ways to enhance our art for better appreciation and achievement of intent.
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Tips, Tutorials

jQuery Color Picker

January 27, 2009 • By

Gone are the days of having to manually enter in hex codes to specify colors: with jQuery UI’s color picker, you can make your web application pick colors as smoothly as you would in desktop applications like Photoshop. When coupled with the visual appeal and functional benefit of color pickers, the ease of using jQuery UI’s gadget is something that’s hard to pass up.
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Freebies

5000+ Color Gradients Set For Photoshop

October 3, 2008 • By

Using gradients in visual design helps to add dimension to your work. The Web 2.0 movement made them popular again and used wisely they can have powerful results. Adding a touch of color gradients to your backgrounds, buttons, logos, and artwork is both simple and effective. Check out this collection of PS color gradient sets, we hope the 5000+ is all you will ever need! READ MORE


General

10 of the Best Color Resources and Tools

July 28, 2008 • By

Color plays an important role in the way we communicate with each other. Color not only helps give a design visual beauty, but it can also make a person react or feel a certain way. This feeling may be on a subconscious level, but it could affect the way that person thinks about a product or service. That’s why it is so important to choose the right palette when creating a new design. Here are some resources and tools to help you choose that perfect color paletteREAD MORE


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