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4 items tagged “colour”


Okay, Color Spaces (via) Fantastic interactive explanation of how color spaces work by Eric Portis.

# 22nd February 2024, 11:38 pm / colour, explorables


Crayola Crayon Colors Multiply Like Rabits. “In 1903, Crayola had eight colors in its standard package. Today, there are 120”—and here’s a brilliantly designed infographic showing how it happened.

# 19th January 2010, 2:44 pm / colour, crayola, design, infographics


In rainbows. Dopplr generates a unique colour for each city using an MD5 hash. The colours are then used in subtle but intelligent ways throughout the design—right down to the favicon.

# 23rd October 2007, 10:39 pm / colour, design, dopplr, favicon, hashing, matt-biddulph, matt-jones, md5

White- (or green, or blue, or yellow) label Dabble. DabbleDB can pick a colour scheme based on a logo that you upload. Pure class.

# 4th April 2007, 11:43 pm / colour, dabbledb, logo