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Favorite color combos?

Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by Tangee, Apr 21, 2013.

  1. Tangee

    Tangee Junior Member

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    What are you favorite color combos for graphics on a site? Or ones that look really good together? That make the page pop!
     
  2. Panther28

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    I usually have a tiled background image on sites that I do, and then i match the colors to the predominant color of the background image. It usually gives a nice rounded look to them.
     
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  3. SEOtime

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    Something that is easy on the eyes. You do not want to pick two or more colors that just do not go together. Good color combos that work well include light and dark blue, green and gray, red and black, etc. You get the idea.
     
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  4. natmicon

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    I used to have problems coming up with colors for my webdesign projects, but now I use http://www.colourlovers.com/ to get new ideas and refine my ideas. It's awesome for those of us who are a little challenged with the color wheel.
     
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    arplayer2k Junior Member Premium Member

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    I personally like monochrome colors, like black and white. Others would put red and black or gold and black to give a professional look on their website, other would go with neutral and bright colors like blue and white, purple and white, etc.
     
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    I have to second red and black, also a bit of grey helps.
     
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    Any lighter colors would happen to be my preference, something like light blues and greys. It really depends, you don't want to take the focus off your content -so you have to be careful that you use enough professionalism and make it stand out.
     
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    blue and orange
     
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  9. Tangee

    Tangee Junior Member

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    This sounds great. I will have to check it out. I sometimes see colors in my head that look good in there but once they are really together on paper, they do not look so hot.
     
  10. reminder132

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    I have a list of colors I've used that worked well.

    Slayeroffice has a color palette tool where you enter a base color and modifier colors to generate auto-matching themes has worked for me too.
     
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    I must follow the lead of the theme that i might be using so i can come up with something going good with my website.
     
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    japemethe Junior Member

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    I personally like the darker colors. Black is always a favorite of mine with some color added into it. Add some blue or a nice red and it looks great to me.
     
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    Orange and white = ]
     
  14. santhu

    santhu Power Member

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    Red And Black Will Be Nice.....:)

    My Favorite.
     
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    In my experience, blues are usually the best primary colors to use for a site. I like to accent those blues with white and light shades of green. One trick that I use is going into google image search and typing in desktop backgrounds and look for the ones that are most pleasing to me and use those color combinations. You can also use tools like Adobe Kuler to help pick. They have saved me tons of time with palettes for websites.
     
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    I like dark purple and light pink color combination and chocolate color with cream color.
     
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    Light blue and white are my favorite colors
     
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    Well as long as its not too bright than its good for me...my favorite is black...so maybe black and grey...or..black and green
     
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    Well if you want nobody to ever find you, better dress up in red and white. Waldo is nearly always impossible to be found.
     
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    I normally use gray and red color with white background