Office of Communications & Marketing

Colors and Web Design

It should be noted that the General Web Design Standards do not recommend white text on a dark background.

Some colors currently in use on the Skidmore website include:

Color and use

Hex code

Grey table header row #bbb
Grey table content row #eee
Yellow table header row #f4ea9b
Yellow table content row #fffad1
Green table header row #d7dabc
Green table content row #f2f4e0



This policy is subject to change as new standards are deeemed necessary.  This version is based on the 2009 edition of the Graphic Standards manual, but contains more up-to-date information and thus shall be considered the official statement regarding web design standards.  If you have any questions, or wish to report an error, please contact the Web Development team of the Office of Communications.