Is this really the worst colour ever?

(Image credit: @JadedArtistGal on Twitter)

You never quite know what debate will take place on Design Twitter on any given day (although right now, you can reasonably assume it'll involve AI). But this week, artists have been enjoying a heated argument over whether a 'worst colour' exists. Because why not?

And it seems there's a clear contender for the dubious honour: #8b8000 (what else?). Yep, puce green has been identified as one of the most offensive hues around, and it seems there are strong feelings on either side of this 8b8000 debate. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.