Colour is an extremely powerful communication tool in Interior Design. The concepts of colour psychology can also be applied in your daily’s life. You might want to consider some of these suggestions about colours and how they might affect your emotions and mood:
Red: Symbolizes power and passion. It can be used to warm up spaces and make them feel more intimate.
Orange: Orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow offers a jolt of energy, joy and sunshine. It’s best used as an accent because too much can leave people feeling overwhelmed.
Yellow: Associated with happiness, creation, and creativity. It works well in combination with a calming neutral and in rooms with lots of natural light to create a peaceful environment.
Green: Known for its soothing qualities. Green is the perfect choice for a foyer or entryway because it eases the transition from the outdoors.
Blue: Perpetuates feelings of calm, depth and freshness. It’s a good fit for high traffic areas such as bathrooms.
Purple: Connotes royalty and luxury. Purple is a great choice for formal living rooms or master bedrooms because it adds an air of lush sophistication.
Gray: Gives a sense of relaxation, serenity and subtle elegance. Grey interior works well as an “invisible” neutral foundation for a space, it makes an excellent colour choice for a statement piece in a space such as sofa, concrete & etc. Anything set against grey looks more grand and beautiful.
Brown: The colour brown is a down-to-earth colour signifying stability, structure and support. Choose it for rooms where the family gathers and furniture groupings that will incite conversation.
Black: An assertion of power, at times a sense of mystery. Black is the absorption of the all colour and the absence of light.
White: White is totally reflective, awakening openness, it amplifies everything in its very own way. Relating a sense of cleanliness and purity.
In Brief, while the meaning of colours here may seem just a little overwhelming, colour theory is as much about the feeling. a particular shade evokes.
Here’s a quick reference guide for most common meanings in colours:
Red: Passion, Love, Attention
Orange: Energy, Happiness, Vitality
Yellow: Happiness, Hope, Uplift
Green: Soothing, Abundance, Nature
Blue: Calm, Peace, Tranquil
Purple: Creativity, Royalty, Wealth
Black: Mystery, Elegance, Unknown
Gray: Moody, Conservative, Formality
White: Purity, Cleanliness, Clarity
Brown: Nature, Earthy, Comfortable
Colour Psychology theory is both the science and art of using colours in your Interior space. Each and every individual visual effects of how colours are mix and match, or contrast with each other makes a big different .
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