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101 SharePoint Usability Tips: #5

Color Theory

Written By: Virgil Carroll
Posted: 8/7/2012

The colors you use on your SharePoint site might say more than you think, which is why it’s important to consider color theory. Color theory helps explain and understand potential underlying messages and feelings that can be evoked with various colors. It is important to keep this in mind when choosing colors since using the wrong color can confuse and / or misrepresent some of the information on the site.


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More About Virgil

Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect.

Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.

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