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: free of extraneous elements of any kind; "pure air and
water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the
violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones" [ant: impure]
2: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative)
intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a
consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross
negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a
sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing
villain"; "utter nonsense" [syn: arrant(a), complete(a),
consummate(a), double-dyed(a), everlasting(a), gross(a),
perfect(a), pure(a), sodding(a), stark(a), staring(a),
thoroughgoing(a), utter(a)]
3: concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed
to applied; "pure science"
4: (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white
or gray or black [syn: saturated] [ant: unsaturated]
5: free from discordant qualities
6: used of persons or behaviors; having no faults; sinless; "I
felt pure and sweet as a new baby"- Sylvia Plath; "pure as
the driven snow" [ant: impure]
7: in a state of sexual virginity; "pure and vestal modesty";
"a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their
women must be pure and virginal" [syn: vestal, virgin,
virginal, virtuous]
8: not mixed; "pure oxygen" [syn: unmixed, undiluted]
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