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3 Basic Principles of Color Theory for Designers + Infographic

Color theory has real practical value for designers, explains Playing with Color author Richard Mehl. The principles of traditional color theory are just like the other design principles we use every day—they are creative tools that can be used to solve visual problems. Different color combinations offer varying experiences and visual contrasts for the…

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Pantone Announces Its Color of the Year

Designers, listen up. Pantone recently announced the color of the year for 2018 is PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet. In a press release, the company said they chose this color because “Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies…

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5 Best Places To Be Inspired By Color

Color toning is often elusive to many people. Rightfully so, it’s a hard concept to grasp! You have two parts to the equation. One is the inspiration, and the second part is the technique. We have you covered on the second, with my upcoming segment…

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Creating Monsters with Sam Boucher

After seeing these screenshots from his upcoming game, we had a few questions for Sam Boucher. He’s the creator and designer of GNOG: a wondrous journey through a universe of playfully interactive monster heads. Tell us a little bit about yourself. When and how did you become a…