Table of Contents
•What is Adobe Kuler?
•Searching Themes Using Kuler
•Kuler for the Teacher
• Kuler in the Classroom
What is Adobe Kuler?
Web 2.0 application created by Adobe to generate, share, and
browse color themes
Ability to experiment with color theory and variations
Create your own themes or use someone else’s theme
Engage with other users • comment and receive feedback
Create swatches and
color libraries to import
into the Adobe Creative
Easy access to a variety
of color palettes without
spending extra time to
create your own
Able to extract color
themes from images
Easy search capability
Browse by newest, most
popular, random, etc.
• If you are looking for Fall
• Type “fall” in the search box and
all themes will show up with the
word “fall” in the title or key word
• The categories are always listed
beneath the search area
• Users rate the palette with
stars, as shown in the image to
Kuler for the Teacher
5 uses for a teacher…any teacher
1. WebQuests – Use the Web Hex Number
2. Classroom Newsletters – Use CMYK formulas
3. Classroom Website or Blog – Use the Web Hex Number
4. You will always look like you know how to really use color
5. You will never be lost with Adobe TV
Kuler in the Classroom
High School Design
Kuler would be beneficial to teach color theory in a graphic and
web design class
Allow students to create their own Kuler Color Themes and
then expect the student to use their theme in one of their
Allow students to use someone else’s Kuler theme in their
There have been many blog posts, project ideas, and
websites based on Kuler and its colors
_index.html • This high school lists Kuler as a resource for their
Web Development class
_page.htm • This site has project ideas for high school students
as well. It also references Kuler.
www.waucondaparks.org • I used Kuler to design this website
for Wauconda Park District.
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