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HUSL - Human-friendly HSL

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HSL is problematic for uses such as randomly generating colour schemes because the human eye does not perceive all hues the same way. With HUSL it is much easier to, say, compare the lightness of two colours to determine if there is adequate contrast. Very interesting!

Using Color in Information Display Graphics

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Fantastic site from the NASA Color Usage Research Lab about effective ways to use colour in displays with high information density. Add this to your bookshelf next to Tufte.

Small things, links and miscellany, sparkling with light. Sam's tumblelog.

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