Contemporary landscape design is a whirlwind of color. Its hues can be integrated into the landscape design and punctuated by a smattering of tasteful yard art, furniture selections, and most notably, in the plants chosen. The colors dotting a landscape can represent the principles of harmony, balance, movement, unity, and proportion. They can also set the stage for crafting your ideal landscape. Short of majoring in landscape design or color theory, how can you take the foundations of art and apply them to your yard? Here's a look at several ways to do just that.