Build a Color Scheme: The Fundamentals

Building a color scheme is a lot like building a house or building; you need to start with a solid foundation, build your structure and then finish it off with a good coat of paint. There is a ton of tools out there that can help you build your color scheme but all too often designers forget the fundamentals – the basics. Avoid the “hey, that looks good.” mentality and let’s go over some of the basics to building a color scheme. That way you can be confident your color scheme has a solid foundation.