Published at Saturday, November 30th 2019. by Simone Dossantos in Color Scheme.
We’ve been used to associate this dark shade of blue with the uniforms of the navy officers and thus with the qualified and skilled establishments. Actually, dark blue has been used as a color for the navy officer uniform since 1748 when the British Royal Navy introduced it for the first time.
In their design vision, AirBnb states they strive to use a universal visual language, given their worldwide presence. Also, each tiny communication material (such as this banner) should comply with their design guidelines, which includes colors, typography, icons and information architecture.
For many people, turquoise is the color of summer, so combining it with a soft, sandy shade creates a natural, harmonious balance. This neutral color wouldn’t win any prizes on its own but when laid alongside turquoise it becomes warm and golden. You can almost smell the salty sea breeze!
Used most often in bold tones to grab attention, this year’s trend is in tweaking the saturation of either shade. This pastel take of the complementary blue and orange doesn’t diminish its effect. The energy from this blood orange shade sets off the soft powder blue perfectly. Blue is widely used to represent business and is always effective in marketing and promotion but the pop of orange shows that you are not afraid to stand out.
When it comes to classic color combinations, it doesn’t get any more timeless than black and white. But timeless doesn’t mean stagnant. From looking at 2020’s trend predictions, we can see that black and white is going to be huge.
Is there anything more uplifting than a bright burst of turquoise? It is such a refreshing color that conjures up images of tropical waters and sunny skies. Turquoise is also unique in that it manages to be serene and idyllic as well as vivid and dramatic.
The classic pairing of blue and orange never fails to inspire; it is another good example of when opposites attract. The cool tones of blue emphasizes the warmth that orange radiates. This pairing is often found in nature too and is meant to be comforting and familiar to the human eye.
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