is an online tool designed to help people select good color schemes for
maps and other graphics. It is free to use, although we'd appreciate it
if you could cite us if you decide to use one of our color schemes.
Click any ColorBrewer link on this intro page to use it.
How to Use It
is easy to use. Just follow the "Step1", "Step2" etc. boxes and you'll
be creating attractive color schemes appropriate to the nature of your
data in seconds.
When they appear,
don't forget to click on the Step 3 mini legends (they load the
is a color diagnostic tool - not an online GIS. You cannot load your
data into ColorBrewer. Instead, use our maps to "test drive" a given
scheme to see if it suits your mapping needs.
do you Need?
need the free Flash plug-in for you browser (Flash 5 or later). If you
get a big empty box
when you try to load ColorBrewer, go
here and download the plug-in.