Ever need a tool to help you figure out the perfect color pallet to compliment your client’s logo color? Well here is it… It’s ColorMatch 5K, a free online utility for determining complimentary colors.
ColorMatch 5K was developed by Kim Jensen and submitted to a Danish web competition in 2001. The goal was to make something useful in under 5kb of code. ColorMatch won the competition.
Kim has since developed a much more powerful version called ColorBlender. It’s a lot more flexible,
but unfortunately it seems to be broken if you are using Safari 2.0. I think it’s a javascipt bug in Safari. It seems to work fine in Firefox.
Well done Kim!
UPDATE (6.12.05): ColorBlender does work in Safari 2.0. It turned out to be a conflict with a third-party addon I had installed called WebDevAdditions. If you’re having problems, try either uninstalling WebDevAdditions, or upgrading it if a patch is available.