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How to visually bookmark color palettes using Delicious

Here's one thing that I had no idea you could do with Delicious: bookmark color palettes! This hidden little gem was apparently introduced one April Fool's day, but it was useful enough to stay (if not enough to become famous). To bookmark a color template, just save a bookmark and, instead of a URL, specify a color: prefix and then a bunch of HEX color values, like...

ColorExplorer is a full-fledged online color laboratory

ColorExplorer is one of the most massive and exhaustive online color tools that I've ever seen. In fact, it's not really a tool, but more of a toolkit – it's a bunch of separate utilities that allow you to select a palette of colors and then refine it and test how usable it would be in real life. It's basically a bunch of tabs. You have a "My Palettes" tab, which lets you save/load and...

ColorSuckr extracts color schemes from photos

ColorSuckr uses photos to generate color palettes you can use in your artwork and designs. You can choose from one of the photos on the main page, search Flickr, or input the URL of any webpage to find source material. ColorSuckr automatically finds the main photo on any Flickr page you enter. There's also a bookmarklet that you can add to your browser's toolbar. Clicking it gives you a choice...

Need a color palette? Got an image? Try this generator

There are a lot of ways to come up with a color palette. You can search through collections of them on a site like Adobe Kuler, you can put them together from scratch, or you can borrow someone else's. What if you want something easy and unique? Try CSS Drive's Colors Palette Generator. It takes any image and creates a selection of palettes full of colors that are sure to work well together. When...

Color me crazy - 10 best online color tools

If you're tackling some graphic design project or maybe even your wall decor, getting color hints from ready made color templates from professional designers can be useful. Below are 10 of the better sites to help you out on your design challenge. ColorCombos - nice color palettes to choose from. If there's a particular website whose colors you want to snag, check out their "Grab Website...

Grab Color Palettes From Your Current Page In Firefox

Design inspiration can come from a lot of different places. If you find yours from digital sources on the web, Palette Grabber for Firefox might be incredibly useful to you. Install it, and Palette Grabber sits in the left corner of your status bar waiting to leap into action. A single click (right or left) exports a selective palette based on your current page in Firefox. Palette selection is...