Lesson: Color Selection
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There are some tools that can help you choose a color palette in a few seconds. At the same time, you can head over to any of the following sites mentioned in the sections below where you can find inspiration for your next project.

How to choose colors?

There are some factors to keep in mind while selecting a color palette for your application.

  • Color Theory: It’s best to acquaint yourself with Color Theory. This will facilitate the process of selecting colors. To read up more about color theory, head over here [link to color theory article].
  • Contrast: This is one of the most important aspects of design. Almost all design tools have plugins that help you check whether your design is passing color checks or not. Checkmycolors is a good tool that can help you check the contrast of your site.
  • Color Psychology: Color psychology is the branch of science that studies colors and how different shades of colors can evoke certain emotions. There is a good article by Creativebloq, which talks about how colors are associated with people’s emotions.
  • Overusing Colors: As a beginner, you can select a primary color and stick with it so as not to get overwhelmed with choosing multiple colors.
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