About Jacob Olesen

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Hi, my name is Jacob. I’m in my early 40s and originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. As you may have guessed, I’m the creator of this amazing website (est. 2013).


  • 17 years of professional experience working with digital design and marketing
  • Extensively studied the emotional and behavioral effects of color for 10+ years
  • I have my own studio where we offer customized design and creative services

My Life in Color

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My fascination with color began back when I was just a little kid. I loved drawing on everything, and naturally, my parents were thrilled with me decorating the floors, walls, and furniture with my artwork.

I can still remember those beautiful blue crayons. I would keep drawing until there was nothing left, and I was unable to hold them any longer, only to pick up another one and let my imagination unfold.

Colors play an even greater role in my life now. I use them every single day at work.

To me, finding the right colors and making them work together is something I really enjoy. I’m very fortunate because I get to use colors on a daily basis to create all sorts of graphic material, such as flyers, brochures, illustrations, films, websites, and logos.

If you want to hire me, send me an email, and I’ll help bring some color to your project.

World-Renowned Color Expert

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My passion for color has grown me professionally and personally, and I’m now one of the world’s most recognized color experts. I’m proud and honored to receive this recognition. Take a look at what readers are saying about my website.

Here are some popular websites that have mentioned me:

  • Inc.
  • Vogue
  • Medium
  • HubSpot
  • Elite Daily
  • BuzzFeed
  • Nerdwallet
  • Newsweek
  • The Spruce
  • Shutterstock
  • LoveToKnow
  • Creative Bloq
  • Tektonika by HP
  • The Conversation
  • Small Business Trends
  • British Columbia University
  • George Mason University
  • Apartment Therapy
  • Business Insider
  • Morning Chores
  • Deseret News
  • Thrive Global
  • LittleThings
  • BrightSide
  • Neil Patel
  • Odyssey
  • Romper
  • Bustle
  • Stylist

Add Color to Your Life

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I truly hope you enjoy learning about colors and their meanings as much as I have.

The great thing about colors is that if you dedicate yourself to them, they have the power to change your life for the better.

Help me spread the knowledge and understanding of colors by telling your friends and family about this place if you think they might enjoy it too.

Before you go, I’d love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to leave a comment here.

Color doesn’t exist without light, so in order to see color, we need to see the light.

– Jacob Olesen