Colour in Web Design – Pink
So we’ve reached the end of the Colour in Web Design series! And we’re finishing off with the colour pink.
Lighter tones of pink can show weakness, vulnerability and – whether we like it or not – in the western culture it is perceived as a feminine colour.
In contrast, harsher tones of pink, or ‘hot pink’ can be seen as vibrant and exciting, creating a stronger feel to a design than the vulnerability portrayed by ‘baby pink’.
Pink is the colour of love along with red; however, pink portrays romance which is the softer side of love whereas red is used to create passion. Finally, it’s association with girls and children result in pink often being used in a playful context.
I’ve hand-picked 20 websites, which make fantastic use of the colour pink, wether used in high volume or for subtle emphasis. So get your finger on the scroll wheel and appreciate these works of art!
Lila and Claudine’s
We Shoot Bottles
Hayley Kidd Photography
Solid Giant Web Design
Little Cake Parlour
Life’s Not Fair But My Knickers Are
About Stephen Greig
Stephen Greig is a 25 year old Freelance Web Designer/Front-end guy, currently living in Nottingham, UK. Stephen is also the creator of messivsronaldo.net and author of CSS3 Pushing the Limits, a book on advanced CSS3. You should follow him on Twitter where he talks about the web, sports, music and swears a lot. Stephen's also on Google+ if that's more your bag.