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Colours

Colours are the heart of Horizon Design System. It is important to respect the brand colour guidelines to which your app depends on.

Visual

Primary Palette

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Secondary Palette

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Usage

Primary Palette

Each brand has his own primary palette and you must respect the colours in order to maintain unity among the apps. The primary palette uses bright colours to convey a bold and recognizable identity for the brand. It is used logically throughout the departments to improve perceived affordance across complex applications and dashboards. 

 

UI Palette

You can also use a selection of UI colours to enrich your mockups or use it for specific features. This palette may be found in all brands and applications. The main UI colours are used for action buttons, alert messages, and form elements. Input fields, for example, may contain positive and negative feedback, whereas alert messages may provide feedback or warnings.

 

Correct Uses

This example helps you create a consistent experience across the brand’s departments. Use colours in meaningful ways in all your products. The use of colour is complex. Please stick to the basics: use colours in meaningful way, or to inform, or to highlight what people should see.

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Incorrect Uses

Changing the brand’s defined colors.

Using low contrasts.

Using vibrant colours as a background.

Using random colours for text links.

Using a link colour for non-linked elements.

Using cool colours for warnings.

Using random colours for elements.

Using colours with low saturation for important elements.

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