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 from fear or doubt; easy in mind; "secure himself, he
went out of his way to help others" [syn: unafraid,
untroubled] [ant: insecure]
2: free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune
was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his
field" [ant: insecure]
3: kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the
most protected spot I could find" [syn: protected] [ant:
4: not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a
secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist" [ant: insecure]
5: able to withstand attack; "an impregnable fortress";
"fortifications that made the frontier inviolable" [syn: impregnable,
inviolable, strong, unassailable, unattackable]
6: financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure
investment" [syn: dependable, good, safe]
v 1: get by special effort; "He procured extra cigarettes even
though they were rationed" [syn: procure]
2: cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the
door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man" [syn: fasten, fix]
[ant: unfasten]
3: assure payment of
4: make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice
retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
[syn: guarantee, ensure, insure, assure]
5: fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the
hole"; "stop up the leak" [syn: plug, stop up]
6: furnish with battens; "batten ships" [syn: batten, batten
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