He started constricting his palette (less energy spent on color meant more energy to spend on form and composition).
The conference room on the third floor of the New York Helmsley hotel is rather dourly decorated in a palette of brown and beige.
Barrish eschews minimalist pantsuits and a palette of Giorgio Armani gray.
1620s, "flat thin tablet used by an artist to lay and mix colors," from French palette, from Old French palete "small shovel, blade" (13c.) diminutive of pale "shovel, blade," from Latin pala "spade, shoulder blade," probably from PIE *pak-slo-, from root *pag- (see pact). Transferred sense of "colors used by a particular artist" is from 1882.