Building color schemes can be complicated. You might have a base color or two that you want to include, to either reflect the type of data mapped or coordinate with other graphics in a report or presentation. But where do you go from there? Fortunately, there are a number of online tools to help:
- Adobe Color CC (formerly Adobe Kuler): http://color.adobe.com
- Paletton (formerly Color Scheme Designer): http://paletton.com
- Color Palette Generator: http://www.degraeve.com/color-palette
- Color Brewer: http://colorbrewer2.org
The first two listed here are great for developing color schemes that really work well, which is particularly useful if you don't have a lot of experience choosing colors, or if you're just not feeling particularly ...