What is Cymbolism?

Color is the ultimate tool a designer has at his or her disposal to communicate feeling and mood.

Cymbolism is a tool that attempts to quantify the association between colors and words, making it simple for designers to choose the best colors for the desired emotional effect.



adj 1: well known or easily recognized; "a familiar figure";
"familiar songs"; "familiar guests" [ant: unfamiliar]
2: within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not
strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home";
"a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day
like any other filled with familiar duties and
experiences" [ant: strange]
3: (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing
thoroughly; "conversant with business trends"; "familiar
with the complex machinery"; "he was familiar with those
roads" [syn: conversant(p), familiar(p)]
4: having mutual interests or affections; of established
friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an
intimate footing with those she slanders" [syn: intimate]
n 1: a person attached to the household of a high official (as a
pope or bishop) who renders service in return for
2: a person who is frequently in the company of another;
"drinking companions"; "comrades in arms" [syn: companion,
comrade, fellow, associate]
3: a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant
to a witch or wizard [syn: familiar spirit]
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