Posts tagged ‘colortrends’

Coloring Your Image: Are You Sending the Right Message?

What is your current color image saying about your business? Did you realize that choosing colors for all your general graphic design products is as important in communicating your image as any written word?

For instance, red is the color of fire and blood, so it is associated with energy, war, danger, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love.

Red brings text and images to the foreground so it’s recommended use is as and accent color to stimulate people to make quick decisions; it is a perfect color for ‘Buy Now’ or ‘Click Here’ buttons on Internet banners and websites.

What about blue? Did you know that is suppresses the appetite and therefore should not be used on cooking, or food items such as restaurant menus?



March 23, 2010 at 5:45 pm Leave a comment

The End of the Rainbow?

Where does our hunger for a given color-combo come from? Can you X-ray our collective unconscious for the colors we crave at a given cultural moment—and hazard a theory as to why?

via The End of the Rainbow?.

March 9, 2010 at 3:40 pm Leave a comment

Color Trends: A look at Magazine Color Trends

Color Inspiration

Recently Colourlovers did an article post regarding the latest magazine color trends. They picked the winners of 2009. The color that stood out the most and lead the color trend was Blue.


See the rest of the 2009 Magazine Color Trend Winners as well as the other finalist at Colourlovers.

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February 5, 2010 at 3:28 pm Leave a comment

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