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Cool Color Combos We’re Loving + How to Use Them on Brand Color Scheme

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Color is truly a wonderful thing! They are directly related to your feelings and impressions, so using them correctly is very important when it comes to branding and your business.

So I’ll be going over some of my favorite cool color combos and brand color combinations right now and show how to use them in your design and brand color scheme.

cool color combos brand color scheme

Cool color combos to use as your brand colors:

Clay + Red

You can never go wrong using a more saturated color on top of its desaturated counterpart in your brand color scheme. This is an example of just that! A washed out warm red, aka clay red with a bright red alongside it. You can apply this method to any two colors.
AN EXAMPLE OF THIS SCHEME IN USE:

cool color combos brand color scheme

Blush + Mustard

This is a trendy color combo right now and WE LOVE it. I’m already a sucker for mustard yellow, but then add a soft pink hue to balance and it’s simply delectable. These two shades are located on the warm side of the color wheel separated by red. And in a way are analogous color shades.
AN EXAMPLE OF THIS SCHEME IN USE:

cool color combos brand color scheme

Winter Green + Sea Foam

This color combo takes us to a wintery England coastline! Both shades of green are overcast in a blue tint and are monochromatic colors (basically lighter or darker versions of the same shade). It’s a beautiful color pairing that complement one another perfectly. You can never go wrong with monochromatic color schemes in your brand color palette!
AN EXAMPLE OF THIS SCHEME IN USE:

cool color combos brand color scheme

Olive + Pink

Olive green, in history is associated with army uniforms, while pale pink is associated with girls. And now? Well it’s a chic and classic color combination that transcends gender and is often used in interior designs. It’s soft yet bold, feminine yet masculine. They are also complimentary colors on the wheel, making it a no brainer.
AN EXAMPLE OF THIS SCHEME IN USE:

cool color combos brand color scheme

Citronella + Hunter Green

These two colors are located near each other on the color wheel, making them an analogous scheme. The light yellowish green paired with the deep hunter green is a wonderful combination. It has contrast yet because it is within the same ‘green’ family in a way, it isn’t too bold of a pairing.
AN EXAMPLE OF THIS SCHEME IN USE:

cool color combos brand color scheme

Terra Cotta + Salmon

These two shades are located next to one another on the color wheel, give or take some saturation. A warm pink paired with a brownish orange. It is chic yet earthy. The image of salmon pink flowers sprouting from a terra cotta pot is a wonderful one, isn’t it?
AN EXAMPLE OF THIS SCHEME IN USE:

cool color combos brand color scheme

Cobalt + Orange

Talk about BOLD and BEAUTIFUL. Blue and orange are complimentary colors. Meaning they are across from one another on the color scheme. You can’t go wrong with this route, and this color combination just goes to prove it.
AN EXAMPLE OF THIS SCHEME IN USE:

cool color combos brand color scheme

Rust + Citron Orange

Another analogous color scheme! Picking from colors close to each other on the color wheel is fail proof when it comes to color schemes. And in this case, a desaturated orange alongside a darkened red makes a wonderful pairing.
AN EXAMPLE OF THIS SCHEME IN USE:

cool color combos brand color scheme
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