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Create Contrast by Creating Obvious Differences


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Contrast with Color

Contrast with Color

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Use harmonizing, complementary, and opposite colors to create contrast. Be careful with the value of the colors as well. For example, harmonizing colors (adjacent to each other on the color wheel) can appear washed out if there is not enough difference in the values of each color.
  1. How Contrast Works
  2. Contrast With Size
  3. Contrast With Value
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  5. Contrast With Type
  6. Use Obvious Contrasting Elements
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