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- How to find complementary colors 5 answers
This may be more of a computer science question than a UX question, but it's a question of what pleases the human eye. Take Bootstrap buttons, for example. The version 3 button colors "go well together". The version 4 buttons also "go well" together, but are starker than the version 3 buttons.
If I were to want to find a new color that "goes well" with a group of existing colors, is there some way of mathematically interpolating or algorithmically determining a color that "goes with" the reference group of colors?
To use the Bootstrap example, I want a way to find which shade of, say, pink, will "go with" the version 3 button colors, without eyeballing it until I find something that looks pleasing. For the version 4 buttons, the same method should produce a (starker) pink that nicely matches the (starker) version 4 colors.
Is this possible, or must we eyeball it?
EDIT: I've marked this question as a duplicate, although it's not exactly the same.