We're surrounded by colour. While this statement is self-evident, what isn't always so obvious is how designers combine those colours.

Whether a designer is creating a website, a paint job for a racing car, or textiles for curtains, they follow certain formulas to match up their colours. These schemes are time-honoured tools to help designers create certain moods and to generate actions from their customers.

In this article, Linda gives practical advice about how to create these colour schemes with the combined use of one online and one print colour tool.