Bitcoin logo color palettes

Color is such an integral part of branding. Once you have just a couple colors you are confident in for your brand, you can expand those colors into a unique palette. Without getting into the weeds of bitcoin logo color palettes theory, there are a few basic color scheme concepts that are worth mentioning.

These color schemes have been in use for centuries. These are pretty simple to create, since they derive from the same color palette. Created using three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel. This adds a bit more diversity than a monochromatic palette. Made up of colors that are on opposing sides of the color wheel.

If you use the two exact opposites right next to each other in a composition, it can appear to vibrate and make the user feel dizzy! Similar to complimentary, however instead of using the color exactly opposite, you select colors on either side of the hue opposite of your basic hue. Made up of hues equally spaced around the color wheel. This makes for the most diverse color scheme. These color schemes are a great starting point. For branding, I recommend not only having a primary palette, but also a secondary color profile at hand.

The secondary palette is great to use for illustrations, accent colors, or if your brand is calling for something a bit different than the standard primary palette. When I worked at a university, we had two primary colors, and about ten secondary colors. Trust me, at some point you will an extended palette to incorporate into your branding. I would recommend 3 primary colors, especially for use on your website. Following that it is really up to you or your designer. Personally, I have SO many colors in my secondary palette as you can see in my branding palette below. Some of these are tints of one another though, and I feel confident as a professional designer in how to handle this wide color palette effectively.

I have found that I am always looking for a neutral to go with my colors, so much so that I created an additional neutral color palette for my brand. If you aren’t as familiar with working with color or design, I would recommend utilizing one of the formulas above. There are also numerous sites or apps available that either curate beautiful color palettes, or help you create them. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you know that right now, I am visiting New Orleans with my husband for a little vacation! I am having so much fun here, and am constantly inspired by the color palettes sprinkled throughout this adorable city. Do you have any insights on effectively selecting colors for branding?