Colormind is a color scheme generator that uses deep learning. It can learn color styles from photographs, movies, and popular art.
Different datasets are loaded each day, check back tomorrow for even more color inspiration. Visit the blog
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Chinese posters produced during the Mao-era
have surprisingly diverse color palettes - not only stark red but warm, soft colors to bring the bright accents into relief. The color design is very intentional and highly stylized, so generated colors may not match your input exactly.
Roses, daisies and chrysanthemums. Photos of flowers have especially punchy and bright colors.
Pokemon Gold and Silver+
One of the earliest color Pokemon games, Pokemon Gold/Silver is an icon of the hand-held 8 bit era. This dataset is taken directly from in-game pokemon sprites and contains bright, complementary color schemes with heavy use of black and white.
Raise the red lantern+
A classic Chinese film set in 1920s China. The grading of this film is highly stylized, with a near-sepia tone throughout except for the iconic red lanterns which appear in nearly every shot
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If no colors are locked Colormind will generate color palettes at random.
If you have a specific starting color in mind, pick that color and lock it. The location of the color does matter, so experiment with different placements.
If you have two complementary colors, try placing them at the opposite ends of the palette. Colormind will tend to generate nice intermediate values.
If you want more variety try placing contrasting colors closer together, colormind will then tend to create triadic and other more complex color schemes.