If you want high-quality, scientifically-researched color schemes for your R plots, check out the RColorBrewer package. If you want your plots to be colored the same way as packs of Skittles (or M&Ms), then this package (RSkittleBrewer) is the way to go.
There are only three functions in this package.
RSkittleBrewer on a flavor to get a vector of R color names that correspond to that Skittle flavor.
original_colors = RSkittleBrewer('original') tropical_colors = RSkittleBrewer('tropical') wildberry_colors = RSkittleBrewer('wildberry') smarties_colors = RSkittleBrewer('smarties') mm_colors = RSkittleBrewer('M&M')
In this project, M&M is a Skittle flavor. It's cool. The British also wanted Smarties (thanks Andy)!
plotSmarties() make super awesome illustrations of the color schemes.
I must know more!
Here's a blog post I wrote for you.