As designers we are always on the hunt for the perfect color palette. Color helps to appeal to emotions, memories and associations and often decides about success of a project. Graphic designers use colour to influence the audience and the way a product is received by consumers.
We’re rounding up five great color palette picking tools to help you come up with new color combinations and keep your design looking fresh and stylish.
1 – Colorinspire.io
Colorinspire.io is a one-page layout, which includes 48 best color combinations shared over time. You can scroll through all of them and click any color to copy its hex code into a clipboard.
2 – Muzli Colors
This awesome color palette generator lets you input a color code and will automatically generate six different color palettes based on that one color.
3 – Picular
With Picular you can instantly generate a color palette based on a specific word or theme by typing in a word of your choice, and the system scrapes the top twenty image results from Google, pulling the main color from each image.
4 – Cohesive Colors
If you love experimenting with color, you’ll especially enjoy using Cohesive Colors. Input an existing color scheme you’ve created, then select an overlay color that will be used to bring the original colors together. The result? A new, beautifully cohesive palette.
5 – Scale
Scale offers a high level of customization to any color palette you input or generate. You can control the saturation, brightness, hue angle, and even the amount of colors.