At the core of good science and engineering is the careful and respectful treatment of data. We calibrate our instruments, scrutinize the algorithms we use to process the data, and study the behavior of the models we use to interpret the data or simulate the phenomena we may be observing. Surprisingly, this careful treatment of data often breaks down when we visualize our data.
It's just another clever colour matching game.
It seems to be getting trickier and trickier, but don't let that confuse you - it's all about matching the colours perfectly.
is a color designer sandbox that takes Color Scheme Designer (previously)
several steps beyond. It has the standard color wheel, and outputs to web, PhotoShop, and Illustrator, with the ability to "see" those same hues under various conditions of color blindness... and then you get truly creative areas, like the Color Piano
and Color Galaxy
. Also related: Colrd
How's your hues? Test your color hue ability with this online test
. Horizontally drag 'n' drop the squares in the correct hue order.
Brilliant bookshelves by color.
What's that? You can't find The Scarlet Letter
? Did you look under lipstick red? [more inside]