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Autumn Inspired Explosive Fall Color Palettes

November 29, 2018 / Inspiration
Fall Color Palettes

The autumn season has arrived and, as always, it has ushered in a time of festive colors, that remind us of the beauty of fall. For many, autumn heralds the changing of the leaves, warm pie with family and an explosion of fall colors. The colors of this season are distinctive and subtle. The colors of fall are very familiar to anyone who has live through one. The warm golden hues matched with bright reds and earthy browns spread among the fading green that is announcing the coming of winter. While the colors of the season are quite well known, finding the right color palette for your seasonal project can be challenging and elusive.
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The Psychology of Color: Powerful Color Combinations

November 17, 2018 / Inspiration
Powerful Color Combos

As humans, sight is our primary sense that we use to perceive the world, a universe of color, right before our eyes. The psychology of color is a deeply researched subject, with millions of man-hours and billions of dollars spent, in order to find out the secret reactions people have to it. While the response and effect of single colors are well known, people’s reaction to combinations of colors is somewhat more elusive and harder to pin down. The reason is probably because different people have different life experiences and as a result the more complex a pattern, the wider spectrum of reactions results.
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Thanksgiving Designs for Creative Inspiration

November 9, 2018 / Inspiration
Thanksgiving Designs

Coming up with a design that’s related to Thanksgiving can be tough, as Thanksgiving color schemes and themes are relatively limited. However, looking at other people’s work is an excellent way to gain some inspiration for your own design project, especially when you are in a creative slump. Nevertheless, it is always important to only look at other’s work to ignite your imagination, and not plagiarize. The goal of any good designer should be to never copy and rip off somebody else’s artwork, and this goes for any artist.
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