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: unhurried and relaxed; "an easygoing pace"; "a mellow
conversation" [syn: easygoing, laid-back]
2: having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging; "a
mellow port"; "mellowed fruit" [syn: mellowed]
3: having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and
experience; "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age"
[syn: mellowed]
4: having or suggesting softness and richness in quality; "a
mellow sound"; "the mellow air brought in the feel of
imminent autumn"- Thomas Hardy; "a mellowing sun" [syn: mellowing]
5: slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug
(especially marijuana) [syn: high]
adv : (obsolete) in a mellow manner [syn: mellowly]
v 1: soften, make mellow; "Age and experience mellowed him over
the years"
2: become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he
mellowed" [syn: melt, mellow out]
3: make or grow (more) mellow; "These apples need to mellow a
bit more"; "The sun mellowed the fruit"
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