20 Logo Color Combinations to Inspire Your Design
Black & yellow
Like the smiling monkey symbol in this logo, the bright yellow used is full of energy and delight. The almost-black shade of grey, popular within the entertainment industry (especially nightclubs), has an air of mystery and intrigue. Black and yellow are two colors that go really nicely together.
Hex Codes: Yellow #F9D342, Charcoal #292826
Yellow & red
This bold color combination immediately draws your eye to the center of the logo. The vibrant red and unique layout of the company name pops against the happy shade of yellow, creating a sense of energy and playfulness. We love this color pairing for its versatility
Hex Codes: Coral #F96167, Yellow #FCE77D
Purple & pink
Warmth, playfulness, and ambition wrapped in one! The bright pink in this logo adds a spark of energy, while the purple acts as a mature counterpart. This color combination is often seen in industries such as beauty and blogging.
Hex Codes: Pink #DF678C, Purple #3D155F
Blue & green
Blue and green are often associated with tranquility, but this electric blue and lime green exude energy and youthfulness. A bright color combination works particularly well in the fashion, media, and entertainment industries.
Hex Codes: Green #CCF381, Purple #4831D4
Orange & purple
Uncommon color combinations can be risky, but when they work, they work! This pairing of warm peach and eggplant purple is both elegant and unique. Consider this combination for a fashion, beauty, or home furnishings brand.
Hex Codes: Purple #4A274F, Orange #F0A0
Red, navy, & yellow
Feeling bold? Try an electric trio of colors! The bright red in this logo complements the cheery yellow and regal navy, exuding power and confidence. Try using a color combination like this for an entertainment or restaurant brand.
Hex Codes: Eggplant #2B3252, Red #EF5455, Yellow #FAD744
Purple & yellow
Want a logo full of wisdom? Use an optimistic and energizing yellow with a rich purple to spark feelings of creativity. This classic complementary logo color combination is popular in the restaurant and education industries.
Hex Codes: Yellow #FFF748, Purple #3C1A5B
Pink & blue
A delicate pink paired with navy blue gives off a playful yet trustworthy vibe. The navy pops against the light background, creating a beautiful contrast. Consider this pairing for a logo if you’re in the beauty, blogging, or wedding industries.
Hex Codes: Blue #2F3C7E, Pink #FBEAEB
Black & red
Daring and surprisingly inviting, this fierce logo color combination dominates and instills a sense of power and energy. The intense red draws the eye to the company name, while the black provides a grounding background color. Red signals passion, danger, and intrigue in color psychology. It can be used to generate excitement, especially when paired with a color as stark as black.
Hex Codes: Red #EC4D37, Black #1D1B1B
Blue & turquoise
If it’s intelligence, confidence, and trust that you’re after for your logo, try combining blue and turquoise. The colors are from the same color family but are different enough to create a striking duo, with the turquoise used sparingly. Tasteful use of bright colors can really make a design pop! Bright teal pairs well with almost any darker, muted color.
Hex Codes: Mint #8BD8BD, Blue #243665
Orange & blue
Make your audience feel excited about your brand while instilling trust with an orange and blue logo. This complementary color duo is a classic yet powerful pairing and is popular in the technology and banking sectors.
Hex Codes: Navy #141A46, Orange #EC8B5E
Blue & white
This peaceful sky blue and white combo is a definite crowd-pleaser, communicating feelings of trust and tranquility. Creating a logo with this combination ensures flexibility across industries, from non-profit to tech to health. Remember that white is a color in design, and can be used to create negative space and draw the eye towards an important design element.
Hex Codes: White #FFFFF, Blue #8AAAE5
Yellow & green
This youthful yellow brings life and energy to the otherwise calming green in this logo color combination. Yellow and green are colors frequently found in nature, and thus often seen in industries like agriculture, cleaning, and environmental services.
Hex Codes: Green #295F2D, Yellow #FFE67C
Black & orange
This black and orange logo is a strong yet friendly pairing. The orange provides a dose of optimism, while the black is a professional and grounded counterpart. This logo color combination would work well for the film and music industries.
Hex Codes: Orange #F4A950, Black #161B21
Blue & pink
Want your logo to evoke professionalism while maintaining a friendly look and feel? Opt for a navy and hot pink logo color combination. The vibrant pink radiates against the blue and works well for industries like beauty and blogging.
Hex Codes: Pink #ED2188, Purple #080A52
Brown & mustard yellow
We love this vintage color combination. Great for professional services looking to give off a sophisticated and traditional vibe. These colors would complement any artisinal services, as well as restaurants and cafes with a more traditional feel.
Hex Codes: Brown #4A171E, Mustard #E2V144
Lipstick red & white
This color combination packs a punch! Red is an exciting and energizing color, and when used in a hue this bold, should be paired with something calm and neutral. It’s a great logo color combination for teams, as well as retail spaces. Any brand that needs to catch the eye from afar could benefit from this duo.
Hex Codes: Red #D2302C, White #F7F7F9
Teal & coral
Combined, teal and coral bring a fun and creative vibe to your logo. They are bright and joyful colors without being too demanding to the eye. This is a great color scheme for creative consultants, and education-based businesses.
Hex Codes: Teal #358597, Pink #F4A896
Yellow & electric-purple
Neon and psychedelic colors are making a big comeback in design these days. It’s a bold move to use a color combination like this, but if your brand is loud we definitely recommend going for it! This color pair is great for beauty businesses, and bloggers.
Hex Codes: Yellow #E7D045, Purple #A04EF6
Charcoal grey & taupe
This is a very classy combination, great for hospitality logos as well as photography logos. Use the black as a background color and bring the taupe in as an accent to make a sophisticated statement.
Hex Codes: Charcoal #262223, Rose #DDC6B6