Origami Frontend Components & Services

Demos: o-colors

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Primary Palette

color is a fundamental attribute of the FT visual language. Consistent use of the primary palette across the platform strengthens our brand by evoking familiarity and trust.

Secondary Palette

Secondary colors provide visual hierarchy to differentiate content and are brand identifiers of the FT.

Tertiary Palette

Used sparingly, these colors provide contrast for highlighting and messaging.

Tones and Mixes

Tones (colours with modified brightness using the HSB colour space) can be used to produce a broad spectrum of lighter and darker variations of palette colours for creating scale and depth to your designs. To reduce our number of colour combinations not all colours may be toned, but mixes of black/white may be used instead.

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GitHub: o-colors@6.4.4

Install o-colors

If using the Build Service, add o-colors@^6.4.4 to your link tag. Ensure the correct brand is set with a query parameter &brand=internal.

If using the npm package manager for a Manual Build, run npm install --save-peer "@financial-times/o-colors@^6.4.4".

Help & Support

o-colors is maintained directly by the Origami team. If you have any questions about o-colors or Origami in general, we are happy to help. 😊

Slack: #origami-support
Email: origami.support@ft.com

Feedback / Issues

To report a bug or request features please create an issue on Github. For support or general feedback please get in touch 😊

Slack: #origami-support
Email: origami.support@ft.com