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Did you know you lose color vision as you get older?

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As a designer for US national retailers, I've found there is NO perfect color scheme. In fact, if you are color coding for product differentiation, subjective attitudes are unhelpful. Cones and rods are what allow us to see color, and as with any physical development, humans vary greatly. They also degrade with age.

Consider reviewing the pallet I created today at
and the attached documentation. Colorblind individuals make up 5% of the population, colorblind females make up .5%. For the specific case of color coding, colors in this palette have been shown to remain discreetly discernible to the worst of colorblind individuals.

Your fine art aesthetic might need to be placed on the back burner with a big client. Likewise, 2 hours refining a hue choice that is only noticeable by 2% of the population will eat into your profits as a freelancer.

Be friendly to the colorblind, if you grow old enough, you will join them?
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