Color Scheme Inspiration – Windows

Color Scheme Inspiration – Windows

It’s a look into the outside world through a series of window related photographs today.

Wondering what this post is all about? Every couple weeks or so, we scavenge Flickr for some wonderfully inspiring photography to build color schemes from. The results can be used to start graphic and web projects of all sizes. Inspiration comes in funny places sometimes.

Photos are all found via Flickr (follow image links for author info). Color schemes are available to download through COLOURlovers.

Palettes from the Window Frame









Open Another Creative Window

Looking for more window theme photos to work with? There’s a number of Flickr groups dedicated to everything window related. Two of my (recently discovered) favorites are the Doors & Window Project and Windows of the World. Between the two, there’s over 90,000 photos of window related imagery. Good luck running out of inspiration.

If you make something spectacular, be sure to post it to our official Build Internet group on Colourlovers where it will be appreciated by a whole community of color enthusiasts from around the globe.

Posted Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 · Back to Top


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  1. tykho Author Editor

    Came here through RSS expecting ms windows inspired colours. :)

    Flower in Murano is hot
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  2. Marion Ryan Author Editor

    Thanks, Zach, I think this is a really good idea for creative ideas, I particularly like the freshness of China Town Window.

    And as I look up for a moment, I realise that the early morning darkness has been replaced by pink sky and powder blue clouds… better go get my own camera out!

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  3. Nicholas Z. Cardot Author Editor

    It’s so cool how you come up with good color schemes from material like that. Wow.
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  4. Frog Author Editor

    Natural colour schemes, gotta love ’em
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  5. shepgala Author Editor

    Good idea! learn form nature…


  6. Xaby Author Editor

    This is nice, windows here in Singapore are quite dull and not quite the colourful ones you have there. haha


  7. ranajan Author Editor

    crumble bricks is cool



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