30 Summer Color Palettes for Graphic Design

What colors define summer? Blues skies? Turquoise waters? Cream sandy beaches? How about red berries, pink lemonade and green grass? Summer is one of the most vibrant seasons for color, which makes picking a unique and compelling color scheme for graphic designs a challenge. Capturing the essence of your message with summer hues takes more than identifying the colors of summer; you have to understand how each color, and each hue, impacts emotions; then, what color combinations fulfill themes. For your inspiration, here are 30 summer color palettes for graphic design.

1.  Lookin’ Like Summer by LaughingJacks

Palette  Lookin' Like Summer  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-07-53

 

2.  Boat Blues by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  boat blues - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-08-31

 

3.  Country Summer by humannature

Country Summer color theme by humannature6115 - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-08-59

 

4.  Giant Goldfish by manekineko

Palette  Giant Goldfish  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-09-53

 

5.  Feathered Hues by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  feathered hues - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-10-25

 

6.  Summer Summer Jam by andz65

Summer Summer Jam color theme by andz65 - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-10-53

 

7.  Berry Summer by emmalaiho

Palette  berry summer  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-11-28

 

8.  Sundae Hues by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  sundae hues - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-12-03

 

9.  Hazy Summer by nine70

hazy summer color theme by nine70 - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-12-42

 

10.  Summer Night Makeout by groutboy

Palette  Summer Night Makeout  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-14-57

 

11.  Beach Tones by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  beach tones - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-15-26

 

12.  Summer Fields by roggane

Summer fields color theme by roggane - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-15-56

 

13.  Here Comes The Sun by Skyblue2u

Palette  Here Comes the Sun  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-16-29

 

14.  Memorial Day Hues by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  memorial day hues - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-17-05

 

15.  Summer Twilight by nine70

summer twilight color theme by nine70 - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-17-52

 

16.  Limeade On Ice by Skyblue2u

Palette  Limeade on Ice  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-21-51

 

17.  Color Wave by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  color wave - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-22-54

 

18.  Summer Decadence by monnacat

Summer Decadence color theme by monnacat - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-23-14

 

19.  Between The Clouds by Joy_Of_Summer

Palette  Between The Clouds  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-24-16

 

20.  Bonfire Hues by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  bonfire hues - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-25-19

 

21.  The Summer Evening That Everybody Knows by sina.rudi

the summer evening that everybody knows color theme by sina.rudi - Adobe Kuler -_2014-05-29_10-26-07

 

22.  Ice Cream by Hana

Palette  I c e c r e a m   COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-27-19

 

23.  Color Storm by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  color storm - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-46-36-Optimized

 

24.  Summer Rain by monnacat

Summer Rain color theme by monnacat - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-29-53

 

25.  Summer Walk by sunmeadow

Palette  Summer Walk  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-30-27

 

26.  Watermelon Hues by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  watermelon hues - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-31-54

 

27.  Summer Grass by kjetterman

Summer grass color theme by kjetterman - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-33-16

 

28.  Shore by Hana

Palette  s h o r e  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-34-21

 

29.  Vineyard Hues by Design Seeds

Design Seeds®  for all who ❤ color  vineyard hues - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-35-38

 

30.  Creamy Summer by Catherine Hills

Creamy summer color theme by catherine.hills - Adobe Kuler - Google Chrome_2014-05-29_10-36-50

 

Which is your favorite summer color palette for graphic design?