How to choose a contrasting colour

Apparently the key to a successful poster design (the type of poster that gets plastered all over city noticeboards) is a design that “pops”.

The key, according to this wikihow article, is to use contrasting colours.

They give this star shaped guide to picking two colours that contrast. You pick colours from opposite points. Done.


Leah says:

that's basically what the colour wheel is for.

Nathan says:

So Robyn tells me. I just thought it was something you spun really fast to make white, teaching children a valuable lesson.

queenstuss says:

I was thinking the same thing. Isn't this just a colour wheel with pointy ends?