Are you bored with classic fall color palettes like oranges and earth tones? So try with new tones, Neon looks especially modern when combined with autumn shades. Why do neon tones work so well with fall colors?
Autumn’s colors are rich and cozy, while Neon is vibrant and clear. Consider extroverted Neon as a counterpoint to the introverted atmosphere of autumn. It helps to create contrast and gives an accent to your design. Here are the suggested color palettes.
Autumn in the park
Here neon cyan, dark blue, orange and cherry red combine to evoke the feeling of a glorious autumn day in the park. This palette offers a fresh take on complementary tones of blue and red. While pure cyan is a particularly bright neon tone, it is tempered by richer hues, resulting in a complex, modern palette.
The air is wetter and fresher at this time of year, giving the landscape an ethereal feel. This soothing palette is inspired by misty mornings that alter the light, giving everything a pink and purple glow. Neon turquoise and lavender paired with neon pastel pink and cornflower blue for an otherworldly color palette.
Lichens and concrete
This modern neon color scheme, inspired by rain-soaked streets and the unexpected, vibrant hues of forest lichens, is the perfect way to incorporate fall orange into a trendy color scheme in more direction. This would be the perfect palette to use for seasonal projects that require a different approach or a modern edge.
Berry and Mint
Neon mint green may not be immediately reminiscent of fall, but it’s so seasonally appropriate when paired with berry tones. This scheme feels both fresh and mature simultaneously, with the petrol blue giving the palette a sophisticated, oceanic element.
Color of the deep forest
Combine neon purple and neon pink with blues and jet blacks to create an atmospheric palette that celebrates the beauty of doom. A great color palette for the ghostly atmosphere of the Halloween season.
The northern lights (the aurora borealis) are visible between fall and spring, meaning that if you’re lucky enough to look up a dark northern hemisphere night from late August, you could catch a glimpse of the scene this season. This palette is inspired by the pastel neon colors visible in nature’s biggest light show, creating a combo that works well with fall and Halloween-themed designs.
This palette incorporates more typical fall colors like orange, rusty red, and green. The changing colors of forest foliage combine with Ghostbusters green for a palette that summarizes the natural spectacle and spooky celebrations of fall.
A playful contrast, this palette combines Neon Crayola yellow and rich pure blue with caramel and russet’s more conventional fall tones. This palette balances dynamic and cozy colors to create a palette that’s both fresh and seasonally comfortable. Use this high-contrast palette for branding and logo designs coming out in the fall months.
Día de los Muertos
This palette evokes the festive atmosphere of Día de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday on November 1. Characterized by participants dressed in incredible costumes and makeup, the celebration includes families gathering to pray for their deceased loved ones. The holiday is not considered a sad affair but rather a vibrant event involving parades and celebrations. This neon palette combines some of the iconic and festive colors of the holiday, with marigold yellow and purple being commonly used in the day’s decor.
If you’re creating seasonal content for a corporate business and don’t want to use the usual browns and oranges, this scheme will give it a fresh feel.
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