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Why color schemes are essential

Yes, it takes time to create the perfect color palette, if your inner perfectionist screams “that’s not the right mix!” 😃 But it doesn’t need to be such a headache. Every choice of color evokes certain emotions, but the right blend may put in the spotlight even the simplest and boring illustration.

An essential unwritten rule for designers is to not have any preferred color combinations. Why? Well, it makes sense when you see it this way.

The reason is that designers tend to use over and over again the same mixes that they’re used to. Many times, they don’t explore more and remain into their safe zone.

Also, occasionally, designers think that people’s feedback on their choices is more important that their personal opinion and that’s where the disagreement starts. Let us tell you the designer’s recipe for disaster: the fear that a particular color palette may ruin their design or people would not like it.

In other words, you want your color scheme to be on point and nicely complete your design. And it’s OK to have different taste sometimes.


We recommend that once in a while make some time to research new color mix ideas and anything that stimulates your artistic soul. 😃 Find your time for inspiration and and discipline yourself into this kind of activity. Save your favorite color schemes and apply them to your next project.

Get inspired from the following artworks made by well-known isometric designers. Unexpectedly, you’ll see strange blends that you never thought it will work together but they grab attention. This type of illustrations can be very detailed and we’ll only show you the main shades used. Make sure to emphasize and build around these color schemes.

Here are some approaches that we think will work well in almost any project:

Extra tip for designer’s color creativity block

We found a hidden gem that may you want to look up in times of need.

We get it, you’re busy. You’re on a tight deadline for a project and you and you’re running out time finding the right color combos. Fortunately, Colormind may be your lifesaver. Seriously. This AI based color scheme generator can learn various color styles from photos, movies and artworks. You can easily generate random paletters and not only.You can also add one custom color HEX code, lock it and generate new schemes based on that color. We picked some random color schemes that we liked:

Want more color scheme ideas? Here are some top picks, ready to download from our website:

What’s your favorite color combination? Let us know.

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