The biggest colour trends in web design in 2013

You could say that 2013 was a renaissance year when it comes to colour on the web. We saw a revival of the basic colour palette, but with a twist. Pantone Color Institute kicked things off by naming emerald green as its official 2013 colour. Fashion, interior design, graphic design and other industries followed suit by using the basic colour wheel as inspiration for 2013 colour trends.

Here I'll look at five of the biggest colour trends in web design in 2013. You don't have to be following them, but it's important to know what they were. Meanwhile, you might also want to see our guide to the biggest logo design trends too.

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