Color Theory is complex business, but when you consider the basics, you can create some pretty astounding work. Giving thought to how various colors complement, contrast, and enhance each other provides a perfect starting point to developing inventive and inspiring imagery.
With Pantone releasing its Fall 2012 Fashion Color Report, we're feeling pretty inspired ourselves — so we turned to the color authority's 10 trending colors for the season to see what they could they do when applied to the extensive assets from Shutterstock's own collection.
The first swatch to watch is Rose Smoke, a color ideal for the transition from summer to fall that easily lends itself to both soft lines and bolder contrasts. A mix of pink and nude, Rose Smoke plays it cooly neutral in the line between sexy and sweet. Check it out, and stay tuned for further installments in our Fall Color Guide series!
Additional inspirations with Rose Smoke:
Fashion: Pair glam stilettos and Rose Smoke for playful pictorials. Andrii Muzyka
Interior Design: Unexpected treasures and Rose Smoke create divine decorative elements. akiyoko
Travel: A Rose Smoke dusk adds evocative undertones and lingering feelings of romance to any cityscape. Yellowj
Abstracts: Conjure otherworldly imagery with abstracted forms swimming in Rose Smoke. PhotoHouse
Texture: Lacey textures add elegance and Rose Smoke adds sophistication to deepen a background. incomible
Paper Goods: Sign, seal, and deliver love notes with Rose Smoke and an impressive wax seal. Dmitrijs Dmitrijevs
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