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: of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor
gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state" [ant: liquid,
2: of good substantial quality; "solid comfort"; "a solid base
3: entirely of one substance with no holes inside; "solid
silver"; "a solid block of wood" [ant: hollow]
4: of one substance or character throughout; "solid gold"; "a
solid color"; "carved out of solid rock"
5: uninterrupted in space; having no gaps or breaks; "a solid
line across the page"; "solid sheets of water"
6: providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid
food"; "ate a substantial breakfast" [syn: hearty, satisfying,
7: of good quality and condition; solidly built; "a solid
foundation"; "several substantial timber buildings" [syn:
strong, substantial]
8: having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit"; "a solid
citizen"; "an upstanding man"; "a worthy successor" [syn:
noble, upstanding, worthy]
9: not soft or yielding to pressure; "a firm mattress"; "the
snow was firm underfoot"; "solid ground" [syn: firm]
10: having three dimensions; "a solid object"
11: incapable of being seen through; "solid blackness"
12: entirely of a single color throughout; "a solid fabric"
[syn: self-colored, self-coloured]
13: acting together as a single undiversified whole; "a solid
voting bloc" [syn: unanimous]
n 1: a substance that is solid at room temperature and pressure
2: the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under
moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that
tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
[syn: solidness]
3: a three-dimensional shape
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