5 useful tools and services to find color inspiration for your logo
Wednesday, July 31st, 2013.
The color you choose plays a big role when designing brands and logos. To find the right color, you need to know which color suits the company and this can be difficult a task. Next you need colors that complement and fit well with the main color of your choice. This can take some time because the colors you choose will be used by the company for a long time. Luckily, there are tools and services on the Internet that can help you do this easily.
Colour Lovers is a community that focuses on colors and color schemes. The site is mainly focusing on creating a community which you create and share color schemes with other members. This site is a great starting point for finding some good quality color inspiration.
This page has been mentioned in previous posts, and have a natural place on this list. With this tool, you can do a color scheme in a minute. The smart thing about this service is that you can see the exact complementary color by selecting a base color. By choosing a color and choose color model you can find colors that match one another.
Another great tool where you create color schemes it’s interface is not as good as Color Scheme Designer, but there are more color theories you can use to find matching colors. You can also export the colors to Illustration and Photoshop. The best thing about this service is that you can simulate various types of color blindness, and see how they would be perceived.
Colrd is also a community, and is similar to the Colour Lovers site. The focus is again colors and color inspiration. The biggest difference is that this focuses more on exploring and to get color inspiration from images and patterns.
In this post we have gone through a number of services that you can use when looking for a color that suits your business. After selecting colors, it is important to document color codes so that you always use the same color and do not just take a similar color each time. Before you have decided on a color, it may be a good idea to thoroughly analyze the colors and see if it really is a good choice for your business.
Here at Logosack, we have chosen colors for our pre-designed logos which makes it easier for you to quickly and easily purchase a logo for your business. We can change the colors to suit your preferences and hopefully these tools can help you find inspiration.
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