Creating a new website can be intimidating.  Choosing the right color scheme for your site is one of the most important decisions you need to make.  Most of you reading this blog haven’t been formally trained.  It can difficult to find color combinations that work well together.

Thankfully, there are a ton of new online tools to help you find a good color scheme.

Cooler.co

This is great because it is so simple.  It generates five colors that work well together.  You can use it to generate completely random schemes until you find one you like.  I think it is at its best if you have a color in mind, you can enter the color value, lock it in, and it will generate other colors that will work will with them.  Don’t like what they recommend? Keep on trying until you find the colors that are just right for your website.

Design Seeds:

This website has a ton of trendy color schemes that you can look at.  I usually send folks there first to find a few colors that they really like.

Paletton:

This website gives you the option of seeing adjacent colors, triad colors, tetrad colors of a color you choose from the color wheel.