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: not stale or old; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent" [ant: stale]
2: (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again; "a fresh start";
"fresh ideas"
3: imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"
[syn: bracing, brisk, energizing, energising, refreshing,
refreshful, tonic]
4: of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a
completely novel proof of a well-known theorem" [syn: new,
5: not canned or otherwise preserved; "fresh vegetables" [ant:
6: not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water"
[ant: salt]
7: having recently calved and therefore able to give milk; "the
cow is fresh"
8: with restored energy [syn: invigorated, refreshed, reinvigorated]
9: not soured or preserved; "sweet milk" [syn: sweet, unfermented]
10: free from impurities; "clean water"; "fresh air" [syn: clean]
11: not artificial; "fresh cut flowers" [syn: fresh(a)]
12: not yet used or soiled; "a fresh shirt"; "a fresh sheet of
paper"; "an unused envelope" [syn: unused]
13: improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me";
"impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an
impudent boy given to insulting strangers" [syn: impertinent,
impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy]
adv : very recently; "they are newly married"; "newly raised
objections"; "a newly arranged hairdo"; "grass new
washed by the rain"; "a freshly cleaned floor"; "we are
fresh out of tomatoes" [syn: recently, newly, freshly,
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