New Infographic: The Psychology of Color – Must See for Web Designers

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One of the most fascinating and overlooked elements web designers tend to overlook is the influence of color on their website visitors. While a color palette may look visually pleasing, is it psychologically pleasing? When you go to design your next website pay special attention to your color choices and what they actually mean. To help you out with that we are sharing with you this beautiful infographic:

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  • It’s good to note that Yellow doesn’t look great on gray :P Be aware that colours are somewhat relative, they ‘change’ based on other colours around them. Keep track of relationships between colours used. Also, aside the physical properties of light/colour, some colours bare cultural meanings which might differ from one place to another (e.g. White in western culture might be easily associated with weddings, while in China it’s associated death)

  • I’m not so fond of yellow at all. Anyway, the infographic is nice !

  • Very nice I am writing now a paper just about that.
    Thank you!!

  • Reed Jones

    two important things that where left out: red is sexually stimulating for males, and purple for females ;)