Neutrals and Textures

Design inspiration from around the Interweb. A few things that strike my fancy.

Eye Candy: Art, Typography, Graphic Design

A: GRAPHIC DESIGN  Be Fearlessly Authentic.  Artist Unknown.

B: ART  Untitled.  Ellsworth Kelly. 

C: WEB DESIGN  Feathered.  Pattern Website Background.  {this is a free download that can be used on any website}

D: TYPOGRAPHY Northwell Hand-Scripted Font {$16usd}Sam Parrett.

Please feel free to use the color codes in anyway you like!

Matte Black: hex# 242423, Warm Gray: hex# 979797, Cool Gray: hex#d8d8d8, Matte Gold: hex# d0c09f, Cream: hex# f1eada

Why Color Psychology Isn’t Always Applicable to Branding

Colors have feelings and evoke emotional responses but these feelings can be affected by what surrounds them.

Let’s try out a little experiment… okay?

If you have a color swatch in each of your hands and the one on the left is a soft, baby blue with a hint of lavender and the one on the right is a bold orange-yellow, which one would you say is calm?

Paint Swatch Comparison

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Color Palette Inspiration: Assemblage

Original Artwork by Xochi Solis, Amazing Color Palette InspirationThis original work of art by Xochi Solis is stunning! The layers of paint, paper, warms, cools, vividly saturated colors, muted tones, patterns, and solids create a nice juxtaposition and energy.

I’ve created a color palette inspired by her amazing artwork. Feel free to use and enjoy the color code hex numbers!

Navy: Hex#154364, Lavender: Hex#b47cad, Magenta: Hex#e055a6, Teal: Hex#4da694, Green: Hex#809313, Earth: Hex#a16414