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Green sites showcase

This is the third article of our color series of articles. Back in July we had an interview with Igor Asselbergs, renowned color expert with over 20 years of experience who blogs on livelygrey.com and is the current CEO of Colorjinn, a company that develops digital colors tools.

We then had a beautiful showcase of red websites, emphasizing what we previously discussed about red with mr. Asselbergs. It is now time to move forward. Therefor we will now talk about green nuances and we will also showcase beautiful websites that use such color tones.

Green. What about it?

Green is not a primary color, but is created by combining blue (cyan) and yellow. The complement of green is magenta, which is a combination of blue and red. We chose for this article green exactly because it is the complement of red. It is an additive color which combined with blue and red will produce white light.

Green is generally used to point out validity, permission and alike. This is exactly the opposite of red, which is generally used to point out errors, forbidden actions etc. If contrast is powerful enough, the best bet would be using green for call to action buttons, emphasized links or in forms while validating data.

Showcase of beautiful green websites

Emotions Live

Emotions Live screenshot

Simply Invoices

Simply Invoices screenshot

Lipton Green Mint

Lipton Green Mint screenshot

Deluge Studios

Deluge Studios screenshot

Green Globe Ideas

Green Globe Ideas screenshot

Rype Arts

Rype Arts screenshot

CSS Style

CSS Style screenshot

Cool Tribe

Cool Tribe screenshot

Life Tree Creative

Life Tree Creative

Moby Green

Moby Green screenshot

This article is part of a series of articles regarding colors. What do you think about the things pointed here? If you know other sites that could go into this post, please send over a link, and if enjoyed this article you can stay updated to new content via our RSS feed or by email.

Published on Saturday, November 28th, 2009 at 2:48 pm in color.

About Bogdan Pop

Bogdan Pop is a young Romanian entrepreneur who runs WebRaptor. He is a web developer with awesome design skills, who enjoys writing about everyday's work and usability. He relaxes by taking photos every once in a while and by mixing french electronic music. Connect with him via Twitter.
 

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