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20 Bold Color Palettes to Try This Month: August 2015

Laura Busche March 31, 2021 · 2 min read

Color affects us in powerful ways. Whether warm and bright or cold and dark, certain tones can impact the way we perceive the messages that surround us. As visual communicators, many of us love experimenting with new color combinations to see where they take our design concepts. To help you out, we’ve handpicked 20 bold palettes from the most popular ones uploaded to Colourlovers.
The best part? All of these palettes are available for download. Just click on the one/s you like and you’ll be able to grab the swatches in a ton of formats including .ai, .html, .zip, .aco and .ase. You’ll also find the HEX and RGB specs for each color so that you can use it in your next web or print design project. For each palette, make sure to read the details of its Creative Commons license.

1. Giant Goldfish

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2. Frozen Hourglass

COLOURlovers.com-Frozen_hourglass

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3. On The Road

COLOURlovers.com-On_the_Road

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4. State of Zen

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5. That New Cloud Smell

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6. A Breath of Air

COLOURlovers.com-a_breath_of_air

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7. Break The Law

COLOURlovers.com-Break_The_Law

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8. Therapy

COLOURlovers.com-Therapy

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9. Cheer Up, Sunshine!

COLOURlovers.com-cheer_up_sunshine!

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10. Atomic Neon

COLOURlovers.com-Atomic_Neon

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11. Mermaid In The Grass

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12. Thought Provoking

COLOURlovers.com-Thought_Provoking

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13. Hollow Wind

COLOURlovers.com-Hollow_Wind

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14. Desirable Experience

COLOURlovers.com-Desirable_Experience

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15. Strawberry Fields

COLOURlovers.com-Strawberry_Fields

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16. Turkish Sea

COLOURlovers.com-turkish_sea

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17. Terra

COLOURlovers.com-Terra

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18. Early Riser

COLOURlovers.com-Early_Riser

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19. Morning Garden Walk

COLOURlovers.com-morning_garden_walk

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20. Gamebookers

COLOURlovers.com-Gamebookers

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What’s your favorite? Have any other palettes you’d like us to feature next month? Let us know in the comments below.

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Brand strategist. Creating design tools to empower creative entrepreneurs. Author of the Lean Branding book. MA in Design Management from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).

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10 Comments
  • Very cool, thanks for these. Will be sure to try and use some. 7 years ago
  • Thanks for sharing. 7 years ago
  • Glad these were inspiring @Silviu Stefu and @Sean Coady ! 7 years ago
  • Nice collection; I must download them but I can't 7 years ago
  • Ooooh nice! I'm a huge fan of Early Riser (even though that doesn't happen to be one of my personal strengths...) It's also awesome to see Colourlovers getting some love on Creative Market :) 7 years ago
  • :) @Beth Rufener much deserved love! 7 years ago
  • Is "Atomic Neon" the actual colour scheme for Atomic.io or inspired-by? 7 years ago
  • excitante e apaziguante a cada novo olhar 7 years ago
  • Thank you ! "Break The Rule" will be tried. 7 years ago
  • Yeeees! I've definitely used "On The Road" and "Terra" in the past before 7 years ago