Using colours. Introduction. A lot of effort is required to design and develop an attractive looking website Much of the effort can be removed by selecting colours that work with each other (rather than against each other)
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Analog colours are commonly used
as the “backup” colour.
Analog colours are close to the
original primary colour.
Most commonly used as the
Complementary colours are
direct opposites from each
other, and therefore stand-out
Split complementary can give you
the same highlighting abilities as
complimentary, but the contrast
between colours is not as high.
Three colours evenly distributed over
the colour spectrum can give an
colourful, yet balanced colour scheme.