Color Matters: Color and Computers

Color plays a vitally important role in the world in which we live. Color can sway thinking, change actions, and cause reactions. It can irritate or soothe your eyes, raise your blood pressure or suppress your appetite.

When used in the right ways, color can save on energy consumption. When used in the wrong ways, color can contribute to global pollution.

As a powerful form of communication, color is irreplaceable. Red means "stop" and green means "go." Traffic lights send this universal message. Likewise, the colors used for a product, web site, business card, or logo cause powerful reactions.

Color and Computers

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The world of digital color. Is your computer color blind?

The world of computer color is extremely significant for every one on the web today. Explore these two articles to find out more about how computers create color and how these colors are perceived.