WEB so how do you decide on colors?

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  1. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    is there any science to it or do you just pick one at random then choose complimentary colors, etc?
     
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    Oh, and cool link. I tended to look at a site's competitors and try to improve. This helps mucho.
     
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    colorlovers.com or w/e
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    kuler > *.*
     
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    All of these are great resources. Just looking at these color palates brings many different ideas to my head. Keep posting them if you have any more guys!
     
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    I suck at design and things related, but I've been reading all I can on typeface and design theory. It goes a long way when designing UI's.

    I know so much more than I used to just from this one specific book.
     
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    what book is it? I've read so much shit on typography :o It's an art in its own imo.
     
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    I'll try and think. It will probably come to me randomly at some point today. Can't recall at the moment, though.

    And yes, it truly is.

    Its the difference between looking at a well done page and knowing why its aesthetically appealing and simply not knowing.
     
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    :werd: ever since I started doing interface design I see more beauty in simplicity and good typography than anything else.
     
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    Coaxsist Re-create... Innovate

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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    there's a documentary called Helvetica on netflix instant.. pretty neat
     

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