As we celebrate the topic of color across the site this month, we decided to look for the best apps with color as the main focus and discovered a wide array of vivid downloads, ranging from the academic, exploratory, and interactive Josef Albers app, to more pragmatic paint color resources for decorating the home. Bonus: there's a color lovers game amongst the list too!


1. Interaction of Color by Josef Albers (iPad), Free.
2. ColorSnap Studio (iPad), Free.
3. Color Zen (Android & iOS), Free.
4. Color Advisor (iPad), Free.
5. Colors by Number (iPad), $2.99.


6. ColorSmart by BEHR (iOS & Android) Free.
7. Paint Tester (iOS), Free, Pro $1.99.
8. Glidden Professional Color Concept (iPad), Free.
9. Paint Harmony (iOS & Android), $.99.
10. Decorating (Windows 8), Free.

Here are a few additional posts from our archives for more color and decorating inspiration:

(Images: Gregory Han; all others as linked above)