Color Index 2: Over 1500 New Color Combinations. For Print and Web Media. CMYK and RGB Formulas.

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A new take on color combinations!

Color Index 2 contains hundreds of different color combinations, each with an accurate formula for both print and web use. You'll easily find the best colors for your piece with chapters organized by dominant hue, and with unique expansion palettes—sets of four related hues arranged from dark to light—that allow you to explore even more color combinations for limitless possibilities.

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Overview


A new take on color combinations!

Color Index 2 contains hundreds of different color combinations, each with an accurate formula for both print and web use. You'll easily find the best colors for your piece with chapters organized by dominant hue, and with unique expansion palettes—sets of four related hues arranged from dark to light—that allow you to explore even more color combinations for limitless possibilities.

Designers, illustrators, photographers and fine artists alike will find this book an indispensable tool when it comes to finding color-related ideas and solutions. A companion to its best-selling predecessor, Color Index 2 offers even more colors and fresh new combinations of colors, making it easier than ever to create harmonious palettes for whatever project you're working on!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581809381
  • Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/6/2007
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 487,020
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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Jim Krause has worked as a designer in the Pacific Northwest since the 1980s. He has produced award-winning work for clients large and small, including Microsoft, McDonald's, Kodak, Cingular Wireless, Washington Apples, Bell Helicopter, Levi Strauss, Paccar/Kenworth, Northern Trust and Seattle Public Schools. He is also the author and designer of the Index series available from HOW Design Books: Idea Index (2000), Layout Index (2001), Color Index (2002), Design Basics Index (2004), and Photo Idea Index (2005).
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  • Posted February 16, 2010

    Jim Krause Hits Another Home Run

    The Color Index 2 picks up where the first book left off. I have not seen another resource that digs as deeply into the subject of color palettes. The book is organized by hues so if you already have an idea of a dominant color for your design, you're sure to be able to quickly find a set of colors that work together beautifully.

    I keep this book right beside my computer. Being a web designer and video producer, the book is an invaluable tool that assists me in producing visually appealing work products.

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