White colour

White is a clean and versatile colour often used to create simple and elegant art pieces. It can evoke feelings of purity, innocence, and creativity. White is a simple and timeless colour.

What is a complementary colour to white?

Black is a complementary colour to white.

Black is directly across from white on the colour wheel. This creates a visually appealing contrast and makes each colour appear more intense.

What are complementary colours?

Complementary colours are a combination that provides a high contrast and high impact colour combination – together, these colours will appear brighter and more prominent.

What is the colour wheel?

The colour wheel is a diagram used in the visual arts to represent the colours of the visible spectrum and their relationships to one another.

What is a good contrasting colour combination with white?

Black & white colours are high in contrast. This combination makes white appear more vibrant and defined.

What is a neutral colour combination with white?

Grey is a neutral colour that complements white without competing with it, creating a harmonious balance.

Colour palette (examples)

Examples of colours that work well with white.

Keep in mind that colour palettes can vary depending on the design style, brand identity, and personal preferences. These palettes are meant to serve as a starting point for your design explorations.

Colours in the colour palette

  • Harmonize with the main colour
  • Create a visually appealing contrast with the main colour
  • Enhance the main colour without overpowering it
  • Create a cohesive and consistent look with the main colour

Monochromatic colours

  • White: #FFFFFF
  • Light Grey: #F0F0F0
  • Silver: #CCCCCC
  • Medium Grey: #666666
  • Dark Grey: #333333

Analogous colours

  • White: #FFFFFF
  • Light Pink: #FFCCCC
  • Sky Blue: #ADD8E6
  • Light Yellow: #FFFFCC
  • Powder Blue: #CCE5FF