Designers and creative’s that enjoy using colours within their projects, and wish they could exactly capture colour make from everyday life, are sure to be interested in a new palm sized device called the Palette Cube.
The Palette Cube portable color digitizer is capable of storing up to 20 different colours at a time, and is simply placed on a colour with a simple button press, to record the colour values which can then be transmitted to its companion application on either your Android or iOS device for later use.
The Palette Cube is capable of capturing colours on plastic, wood, paper (that can be either matte or glossy), cardboard, concrete, plaster, painted surfaces (again matte or glossy). As well as some fabrics, powders and organic items such as skin, flowers, leaves, bark and more. Although the devices has its limitations when it come to liquids, loose fabric such as wool, metallic or fluorescent surfaces. Its creators explain a little more :
Use Cube Link to import your colors and match them to a host of over 7,500 digital color profiles, including PANTONE. Cube syncs wirelessly to smartphones with the Cube Companion App – store, personalize and share your colors. Color sensor (L*a*b* / RGB / CMYK) – 12.64 mm aperture diameter – Wireless sync — Bluetooth 4.0
The Palette Cube colour collector is now available to purchase priced at $180 from the official website where more information is available.