Web & app design

5 Free Resources to Create Color Palettes

Explore the possibilities of these interactive tools to fill your projects with color

Sometimes the only thing that prevents you from giving life to a project you have in mind is some kind of indecision about the colors you will use. And no wonder: the most extraordinary creation can lose its appeal if it has the wrong colors.

That is why we compiled for you this list with 5 free resources that will help you choose the ideal colors for your design, illustration, branding or embroidery projects, or whatever discipline you prefer. Let's do it!


This free tool uses artificial intelligence to learn your personal color preferences. Discover previously created palettes and save them for reference for future projects. At the beginning of your experience, you will answer a fun (but laborious) questionnaire so the A.I. lcan earn more about your personal taste.

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This free resource allows you to upload any image to get a harmonious color palette. The interesting aspect is that, contrary to what happens with other automated sites, instead of finding the predominant colors, it looks for those that combine well in a palette by means of an algorithm. You can also browse palettes previously created by other users.

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Colormind. Andonella's illustration

Color Drop

If you are looking for a color palette for designing a logo, a website or a flat design project, this site will be of great help. It is a generator of palettes that starts from a base color. You can also browse popular and new palettes, as well as use their gradient generator and code converter tools. It is a free site with discreet advertising.

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Color Drop

Adobe Color

With this resource you will be able to upload a photo or image of your creation or some other creator's, and it will extract its color palette. It also allows you to save palettes and gradients to use them automatically in your Photoshop or Adobe XD projects. The service is free, but you will need to sign in with your Creative Cloud account to save new themes and palettes.

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Adobe Color


If you want a quick solution without many complications, this tool is ideal for you. Enter the code for an initial color or look it up manually, and the generator will recommend a variety of palettes with varying amounts of colors.

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