Bells and whistle, sparkles and glitter, fancy shmancy, what do all these have in common? They are usually beating the proverbial dead horse. Give the poor thing a break and take off the dark glasses you’re wearing because your latest creation’s future is so bright you’ve got to wear shades. Remember to K.I.S.S. simple Simon.
As designers we all know that the right color in the right amount will have the right effect/affect. So what happens when the colors we are forced to use (despite all our begging and pleading to use another color scheme or to just enhance the present one) is probably the worst choice on the planet for a particular project?