Resource for all things color-related: The Color Encyclopedia

An overview: Using ColorHexa as a resource for all things color-related

If you’re reading this then chances are you’re well aware of the many different color tools available. There are various online resources for color information, but most are basic “color pickers”, wheels, or charts. All of these are helpful, and often get the job done… However, if you’re looking for something that goes a bit deeper than the aforementioned tools… ColorHexa is an incredibly valuable resource. Find any hue information you need, all in one place! 


The ColorHexa website is a free online color encyclopedia, offering extensive and in-depth color information, schemes, conversions, palettes, and much more. It’s a one-stop shop for any color “problem” you may run into. If you’ve ever needed a quick way to seamlessly convert between various color systems, generate a beautiful gradient, blend your colors, or even just find that one particular shade you’ve been searching for, give this site a try!


This is a resource that’s extremely useful for graphic designers in particular but you can utilize it for practically any project that involves color. Whether you’re working in Photoshop, Illustrator, or another design program creating a graphic, or web design, building a new site… It’s a great way to find the exact color(s) you want to use in your project.


This tool provides extensive info on any color in any form. From Hexadecimal (#Hex) colors to RGB, CMYK, and everything in between. Click here for a comprehensive list of all color systems ColorHexa supports. You can generate matching color palettes for your designs (such as; complementary, analogous, triadic, tetradic, and monochromatic color schemes). You can also easily find all the varying shades and/or tints of any specific color.

ColorHexa is user-friendly, as most of its features are self-explanatory. Its main page  includes links such as; 

When you visit the website use the links to try out each tool… or simply type any color value into the search bar at the top and explore the endless options!