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Get inspired: Muted color palettes that speak volumes

Muted colors in design can help your audiences enjoy a new peace of mind that emanates from low saturation or chroma — just like the color palettes in this collection.

Quite literally the “opposite of saturated” these designs are subtly elegant. As vivid colors of our past are slowly replaced with harmonious combinations of green, orange, beige, and other shades of “calm” we can enjoy feelings of safety, familiarity, and nurture.

Muted color palettes bring a modern and genuine look and feel to any design project. Perfect for a conscious product or brand, muted colors can be added to anything from packaging to illustrations, to logo color schemes.

📌 Pro tip: Experimenting with a muted palette? Try using a small amount of vivid color in your designs as a contrast and for an extra pop of color!

Muted color palette inspiration

Get inspired by a lively collection of muted color palettes in design. See something you like? Like, follow, and share these creative designs!

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Casa Pueblo Palette

by Aitana Barredo

A rather neutral color palette inspired by native flora and the clean and bright plastered walls of Casa Pueblo, combined with an elegant and stylish font combination give the design its neat and minimalistic feel. 

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Sum Bar coasters

by Rebekah Rhoden

Front/back coaster designs

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Hale Honey

by Emma Harris

A fun, modern honey branding design. Wanted to play with a pattern and style that wasn't often seen in a homegrown, local product design.

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Stratified branding color palette colors


by Focus Lab for Focus Lab

The Thrive color palette is inspired by layers of strata, each representing a foundational aspect of their company’s history, diversity, adaptability, and impact. --- Looking for a brand agency? We would love to hear from you. Email us: hello@focuslab...

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Jam of The Week | 135

by Britton Stipetic for Rogue Studio

The jam of the week is "Border On Border" by Nights Moves | Listen Here Want more? Rogue Site / Our Store / Instagram / Twitter

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Favourite patterns 🌈

by Lucie Bajgart

My favourite pieces in the last month or two. ✨https://www.instagram.com/khromacolors/ Have a lovely day, Lucie Instagram Twitter Behance

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Kilimanjaro Sans - Use case example

by Nicky Laatz

Had to add a matchbook to the list!https://creativemarket.com/Nickylaatz/6995676-Kilimanjaro-Sans-Font

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by Normform

Retro-looking abstract geometric pattern artwork, made with vector graphics elements and various geometrical shapes. Horizontal composition. The artwork image is available for free for personal and commercial use on our website: https://normform.art/0013

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