January 08, 2020
I’ve been working on putting together a new theme for my website. In the process, I decided that I wanted to avoid the edges of the color box (i.e. no pure white or black) while supporting a light mode and a dark mode.
That meant I needed a way to come up with complementary colors as well as the inverse.
While sites like coolors.co are great for coming up with a nice set of colors, they’re less helpful when you have a specific color and you’re looking for it’s inverse.
Pinetools.com, on the other hand, has a bunch of tools for exactly these types of purposes. The color tools include:
I haven’t tried them all, but the invert and complementary color tools worked like a charm!
Thanks for reading! My name's Stephen Weiss. I live in Chicago with my wife, Kate, and dog, Finn.
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