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Color Resources: Databases

Recommended Databases for Color Research

Color Experiment no. 23 by Olafur Eliasson, 2010

Color Palettes

In addition to its trend forecasting reports and focus on consumer habits, WGSN also features a color library of nearly 30,000 color swatches from Pantone, Coloro, Archroma Color Atlas, and more. Click on "Colour Library" under "Design Resources" in Fashion or Interiors to access (CCS credentials required). You can also design custom palettes using "Colour Play" in the bottom menu - you must be signed in to your free account in order to access it.

Luna Image Collections

Luna is the image database for CCS; everyone with CCS credentials has access.

The following media groups relate specifically to color. Login before clicking on the links below:

Color Theorists: Itten, Albers, et al.
Tonalism and Monochrome

College for Creative Studies website