Principles of Colors

#Data Visualization #Design #Color

Basic Concepts of Colors

Color Wheel and Color Sphere

There are two dimensions in the color wheel:

When we add another dimension, lightness, to the wheel, we have a color sphere (1, 2).

Many color systems have been invented. Color wheel and color sphere are two examples of them.

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L Ma (2020). 'Principles of Colors', Datumorphism, 11 April. Available at:

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