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.



v 1: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property
or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She
grew angry" [syn: turn]
2: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The
problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
3: increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow
here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"
4: cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his
5: develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured
fast"; "The child grew fast" [syn: mature, maturate]
6: come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious
movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang
up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a
short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose" [syn: originate,
arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up]
7: cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means
of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces
great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We
grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here" [syn: raise, farm,
8: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and
attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed
abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body";
"Well-developed breasts" [syn: develop, produce, get,
9: grow emotionally or mature; "The child developed beautifully
in her new kindergarten"; "When he spent a summer at camp,
the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his
old adolescent behavior" [syn: develop]
10: become attached by or as if by the process of growth; "The
tree trunks had grown together"
[also: grown, grew]
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