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10 FREE Unexpected Winter Color Palettes

Bored of holiday red, indifferent to forest green, or totally over wintery silver? Here’s some chilling-fresh color palettes for you. Perhaps you’re looking for an edgy palette for that corporate holiday card. Or, you’re in need of unusual inspiration for a seasonal marketing campaign. Whatever the case, if you’re itching to think outside the red-and-green […]

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The Rich and Riveting History of Toile

Toile was popularized in 18th century France and remains fashionable to this day. Let’s take a closer look at this romantic, whimsical pattern. Translated from French, the word “toile” simply means “cloth.” But, in the world of prints, it conjures something specific—an intricate pastoral scene, often rendered in shades of blue or red, against a […]

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6 Summer Color Palettes We’re Loving That Aren’t Yellow

The color of summer isn’t just yellow. Here are six palettes we’re loving that will bring some summer sizzle to your next creative project. While we associate the season’s endless sunshine with its trademark hue—yellow—there’s a whole array of color inspiration to draw from when the temperatures rise.  Heat-stricken days call for the soothing tones […]

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The End of Summer Stereotypes: Conveying Summer Themes in 2021

Bored of sunset backgrounds and palm tree overlays? There are plenty of ways to convey summer without resorting to overused stereotypes. For photographers, illustrators, designers, and marketers, creating summer-themed imagery doesn’t need to be limited to exotic holidays and brightly-hued cocktails. This year, make your designs relevant and unique with imagery themed on backyard vacations, […]

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Color Forecasting: How Are Color Trends Created?

How are these color trends created, who creates them, and are they simply a spontaneous fad? Let’s take a look. With color forecasting influential in generating billions for the retail sector each year, color trends are no flash in the pan. In fact, color forecasting is a specialist industry, with experts from a range of […]

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10 Fresh, FREE, Fantastic Rainbow Color Palettes

Rainbows symbolize optimism, positivity, and diversity in popular culture. Try these fresh takes on the classic rainbow palette. With Apple having just released a rainbow-tinted range of new iMac models, an optimistic and ultra-colorful approach to branding and graphics is set to be a huge trend in 2021. Here, you’ll learn more about the fascinating […]