The color wheel is designed so that a combination of any colors selected from it, combine well with each other. The key is to learn to use this tool. Besides the convenient color-matching — in online circle, you can save colors in HEX and RGB formats.
According to color theory, harmonious color combinations are obtained if:
- Any two colors face each other on the color wheel.
- If you use any three colors equally spaced around the color wheel, you can form a triangle.
- Use any four colors forming a rectangle.
Complementary or supplementary colors
Complementary or complementary colors are any two colors opposite on the color wheel. For example, blue and orange, red and green. These colors create a high contrast, so they are used when you need to emphasize it. Ideally, use one color for the background and the other for accent.