Yellow Website Showcase

Yellow Website Showcase

Colour Wheel Pro says: Yellow is the color of sunshine. It’s associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy.

Yellow produces a warming effect, arouses cheerfulness, stimulates mental activity, and generates muscle energy. Yellow is often associated with food. Bright, pure yellow is an attention getter, which is the reason taxicabs are painted this color. When overused, yellow may have a disturbing effect; it is known that babies cry more in yellow rooms. Yellow is seen before other colors when placed against black; this combination is often used to issue a warning. In heraldry, yellow indicates honor and loyalty. Later the meaning of yellow was connected with cowardice.

Use yellow to evoke pleasant, cheerful feelings. You can choose yellow to promote children’s products and items related to leisure. Yellow is very effective for attracting attention, so use it to highlight the most important elements of your design. Men usually perceive yellow as a very lighthearted, ‘childish’ color, so it is not recommended to use yellow when selling prestigious, expensive products to men – nobody will buy a yellow business suit or a yellow Mercedes. Yellow is an unstable and spontaneous color, so avoid using yellow if you want to suggest stability and safety. Light yellow tends to disappear into white, so it usually needs a dark color to highlight it. Shades of yellow are visually unappealing because they loose cheerfulness and become dingy.

Dull (dingy) yellow represents caution, decay, sickness, and jealousy.
Light yellow is associated with intellect, freshness, and joy.

Creative Spark

Yellow Website Showcase - Creative Spark

I Am Always Hungry

Yellow Website Showcase - I Am Always Hungry

Espira

Yellow Website Showcase - Espira

Chunk

Yellow Website Showcase - Chunk

Loaf Creative

Yellow Website Showcase - Loaf Creative

Imaginary Design

Yellow Website Showcase - Imaginary Design

Single Fire

Yellow Website Showcase - Single Fire

Bard Hole Standal

Yellow Website Showcase - Bard Hole Standal

Lemon Festival

Yellow Website Showcase - Lemon Festival

EBSL

Yellow Website Showcase - EBSL

Joomla Mini

Yellow Website Showcase - Joomla Mini

Mail Mops

Yellow Website Showcase - Mail Mops

Riot Industries

Yellow Website Showcase - Riot Industries

Typography Served

Yellow Website Showcase - Typography Served

Puppet Brain

Yellow Website Showcase - Puppet Brain

Ryan Keiser

Yellow Website Showcase - Ryan Keiser

If you like this post you may also want to look at:

Green Website Showcase

Red Website Showcase

Why not follow me on twitter: @atikusdesign
or to ensure you are updated with every D-Lists posts follow: @d_lists

Subscribe To D-List RSS

5 Responses to this post

  1. Alex Flueras said on December 4, 2009

    Fine list, great designs. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Guido Buelskaemper said on December 4, 2009

    You’ve forgot this one: http://helveticons.ch/

  3. Web Designer Chennai said on December 10, 2009

    nice inspirational collection of website….thanks

  4. Purple Website Showcase | D-Lists said on December 10, 2009

    [...] Yellow Website Showcase [...]

  5. Yellow Website Showcase #2 | D-Lists said on April 13, 2010

    [...] Yellow Website Showcase [...]