Color has tremendous impact on a design’s attitude towards its content and audience. A coordinated color scheme uses hues and values that work well together towards a certain mood.
A color scheme is a starting point: Colors proven to work together. The next step is to use them in a design.
Normally, color schemes contain a three to five hues and values. These sets are based on variations. Each includes four “brand” colors based on shadow, midtone and highlights of five coordinated “scheme“ colors. Each brand color is further divided into eight shades. This allows for great variation within a design while maintaining the overall lool & feel.
Download a .png file to sample colors in most graphics applications. Download a .psd (Photoshop) or .ase (Adobe Exchange) file for use in Adobe products.