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To compensate for the previous post, here is a picture of something pretty. Work on my pretty-charts (working title) web application is progressing slowly but steadily. :-)

A well-designed website will tend to have a consistent colour scheme where the various design elements sit harmoniously together, yet contrast well enough  that the user can separate them visually. Selecting these colors is a mixture of an art and a science. Its an art because only a human being can know if the colors project the image required by the site (business-like, mellow, funny etc), but it's also a science because complimentary and contrasting colors can be produced from a source colour using only math. As an engineer the math part appeals to me, but the art part "confuses and enrages me" (guess the quote). continue reading…