Colorbox by Lyft

Create accessible color systems 🎨

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#2 Product of the DaySeptember 22, 2018

Colorbox is a tool to produce color sets open-sourced by Lyft's design team 🎨

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  • Pros: 

    Excellent Tool

    Cons: 

    None

    Well, if you are a noob in graphic designing, this platform helps you avoid choosing ugly color combinations. :D

    Vivek Gupta has used this product for one day.

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Gabe Sanchez@iamgabesanchez · Product Designer
@kvyn_ @soffes after using the tool, I see that you have to identify the color using all the parameters instead of let's say entering a beginning and end hex value for the gradient range. Any thoughts on when something like this might be added?
Amrith ShanbhagHunterHiring@amrith · Community at Product Hunt & Feathrd
@kvyn_ @soffes I'm not even a designer and I enjoyed playing around with this 😍🎨 Would love to see what people make out of this 🙏
This is super cool. Will be useful for sure. Thanks for making it freely available, Lyft team!
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Nick Frost@thinker · Co-Founder & Partner at Blocknauts.
What does it mean by “accessible”?
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Sam SoffesMaker@soffes · Developer & Designer
@thinker here's a guide my friend @mds wrote about color accessibility: https://usecontrast.com/guide. Basically, WCAG 2.0 (web accessibility standards) defines it as certain contrast ratios. Ideal contrast between text and a background is at least 7.0.
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Mallory Amanda@mallorypickard · Senior Digital Strategist, Upward
@thinker @mds @soffes Had the same question! Lyft didn't define accessibility or reference any standards in their blog post for ColorBox-- wanted to confirm before I shared with my team https://design.lyft.com/re-appro...
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Sam SoffesMaker@soffes · Developer & Designer
@thinker @mallorypickard confirmed as WCAG 2.0. Maybe @_kevyn can update the post 😃
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Jad Haidar@jadhaidar · I like to create things
This is very cool, thank you for sharing!