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The vibrancy of the Material Design palette is mainly based on hyper-saturation of the shades. The saturation force is strong with those. I suggest that you detect the level of (de)saturation of the colors used in the company identity guide and apply a similar level of (de)saturation to the chosen colors from Material palette. This way you will keep the ...
It's to differentiate between messages you don't pay (iMessage) and messages you pay (SMS). To use a gray shade isn't helpful because you will hardly remember "dark gray for what I pay, light gray for what is free" then they had to use colors (green for payed messages, because of color of money?). Received messages are neutral then always black on white. ...
There are a few pre-made category color sets for Datavis, made by Mike Bostock, that go up to 20 colors: However, in my POV they are not very interesting aesthetically, so if you are into a custom or advanced color work, you could try the ColorBrewer by Cynthia Brewer, as @icc97 said.
No, and in fact most of the default colour palettes of standard applications are not particularly suitable because it is difficult to take into account the number of datasets you are going to plot or display. However, there are a couple of strategies you can consider when you are going to be working with a very large dataset (with many data series): ...
color brewer is designed for maps but it will give you colours that are optimised to be as differentiable as possible. It has a maximum of 12 colour classes
There is no standard list, but there are rules how colors come together or contrast. I use Paletton when I have any questions or doubts about colors. There are plenty of options there to research and experiment. I think it might be a good starting point for your list.
I suggest to steer clear from the country colors, because so many countries are sharing the dominating colors of the flag — US, UK, France and Russia all have the red-blue-white flag, so if you use the connection flag color — country, it can be extremely confusing. Just use the palette that rhymes with your UI coloring. Colors in the palette should all ...
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