5 Beautiful Color Combinations

(And How to Apply Them to Your Designs)


One of the keys to making your design come alive is choosing just the right color combination.

Whether you’re attempting to evoke the feelings associated with a breathtaking landscape, a romantic sunset or a dynamic scene bursting with color, it takes a trained eye to bring together the perfect hues to drive your message home.

To save you some time and effort in your search for the ideal color combination, we’ve created a list of beautiful color schemes you can use in any of your projects.

These color presets are already available for you within Visme, so you can easily apply them to any of your own designs by simply clicking on the color combination of your choice, as seen below.


1. Blue Sunset



A mix of vivid yellows and oranges with a dark moderate blue and a strong orange make this an attractive combination for just about any design that needs to send a message of energy and vitality.


2. Classic and Retro


This combination of mostly dark colors–from a dark grayish cyan and a dark moderate red to a dark orange–make this combination ideal for a subdued look. For simpler designs, you can also choose to use only the top three colors.


3. Shimmering Blues and Greens


Color Combinations

Here we have a mix of strong and vivid blues with a soft yellow and desaturated dark orange, which is ideal if you’re going for something a bit more exciting and dynamic than the typical blues and browns.


4. Sunset Over a Swamp



This mix of a desaturated dark blue with a soft yellow and bright orange and red make this a colorful combination suitable for lighthearted, youthful themes.


5. Mediterranean Blues


This perfect combination of a grayish blue with a desaturated dark blue and a range of browns evoke the feelings associated with this magical and mysterious Mediterranean setting. It is ideal for designs related to travel or nature.


6. Exotic Orchids


Here we have a range of blues complemented by a dark cyan and vivid orange–perfect for a colorful, vibrant design. You can also pick and choose the colors that most suit your design, such as the top dark blues and the orange as an accent color.