“Style tiles establish a direct connection with actual interface elements without defining layout. They work well for clients who have established brands and need them to translate smoothly to the web.”
Slick. One of the best color choosers I’ve used.
A ” sixteen color palette (eight monotones, eight accent colors) designed for use with terminal and gui applications…[designed] with both precise CIELAB lightness relationships and a refined set of hues based on fixed color wheel relationships. It has been tested extensively in real world use on color calibrated displays (as well as uncalibrated/intentionally miscalibrated displays) and in a variety of lighting conditions.”
kuler, from Adobe Labs “helps you explore, create and share color themes for your web pages, design projects and other creative work.” You can use the app on-line or download themes to be imported into CS2 applications. This looks like a very useful too and a promising distraction!