I'm designing a game app for Android. We have three states for the game result with the following colors.

  1. Win - Green
  2. Tie - Yellow
  3. Lose - Red

What do you think about this color combination? Is this the right choice for this state? Or do you know a useful article for this situation?

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Your colours are pretty irrelevant because you are using textual callout labels to re-enforce the meaning, e.g. 550 Winning, 228 Lose, 204 Tie.

Because of this you can now offer a new feature to the user - personalize the colours.

Of course, if you are using text to unambiguously communicate the results, you have to question the use of a circular graphic, where exactness will be much more difficult to discern. Here I am assuming your players really want to know how many times they won, tied or lost. You need to be very careful about the use of graphics to communicate meaning. A bar graph might be a better choice.

Stephen Few's book Information Dashboard Design has some great examples.


Color manipulation in design is very important. Sometimes this is due to personal preference, and other times due to professional background. Color knowledge is a science in itself. Studying how colors affect different people, either individually or as a group, is something some people build their careers on.

Apart from me your color combination is okay ! and I attach some link where you get a lot of color combination.


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