Color System

The color system is part of CryEngine new design system, developed to update the interface of the engine to current UX and UI standards.

The goal of the design system was to create a consistent and coherent visual language across CryEngine different editors, which present quite marked differences one with each other.
The improvement of accessibility, with a more optimal color contrast and the reduction of the numbers of colors used for the layers of the interface was essential in order to convey an optimal user experience.


Crytek is an independent video game developer, publisher and technology provider based in Frankfurt.


CryEngine is a game engine designed by Crytek.


Research & analysis

2020 / 2021


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