Color terms can be hard to keep to straight. Color, hue, saturation, value, tint, shade, and tone – aren’t they all just different words for color? Don’t they all mean basically the same thing? No, they don’t! And using the wrong word will mark you as a color illiterate. Using the right terms can help you communicate more precisely about color.
Now there’s an easy, visual way to learn all these color terms and keep them in your head – and your hands. The VizThinker Color Terminology Mug. Artists and graphic designers: keep one on your desk to gently educate your clients!