shades of color.

I’ve been really inspired by color spectrums lately.

Instead of choosing one or two colors, multiple shades of the same color or an entire section of the color wheel is used. Despite the number of colors, there’s still simplicity in a limited palette of related hues. A sense of beauty and order.

I’ve seen it show up in everything from design to baking. Here are a few of my favorite iterations of this trend.

Clockwise from top left: source unknown — from my inspiration files / blue paint chip quilt / rainbow cake / NBC’s ‘More Colorful’ campaign / paint chip placemats