Figuration offers some simple color palettes extended from our base colors, similar to the concept by Google’s Material color palettes.
Since our base colors tend to be dark, to mostly comply with accessible text contrast ratios of 4.5:1 on a white background, the lighter side (<500 levels) of the palette has a larger interval than the darker side (>500 levels) to compensate.
Please note that the
warning/mustard color is not compliant with a 4.5:1 contrast ratio, and is not particularly suited for use as a text color.
These can used for text or background colors. If applied to links, the colors will darken on hover. Foregound items use the class format
.text-blue-500 and background items use
Conveying Meaning to Assistive Technologies
Using color to add meaning only provides a visual indication, which will not be conveyed to users of assistive technologies—such as screen readers. Ensure that information denoted by the color is either obvious from the content itself (e.g. the visible text), or is included through alternative means, such as additional text hidden with the