Does color affect your mood? Absolutely! Colour Psychology is the explanation of how colors affect our emotions, our moods, our health, even our well being and our mind.
The psychology of color, are used in designing everything from hotel rooms to cereal packages. Colours represent different things, and can represent different things in various countries.
What Colour Should You Paint Your Home?
Red – Great for encouraging your appetite. It’s why you see brands such as KFC, McDonalds and others use it in their logos and restaurants.
Yellow – Ideal colour for the kitchen. People say it’s great for metabolism. Gives the effect of energy too.
Blue – Seen as a productive colour. Great for offices and workspaces.
Green – Ideal for the bedroom. Gives off the effect of tranquility and health.
Purple – Great for the living room. Very calm and relaxing colour.
Pink – Obviously seen as a very feminine colour in the western part of the world. Ideal for girls rooms and other feminine things.
White – Gives the effect of purity, space and cleanliness. Great for bathrooms to represent cleanliness. Also great for small rooms to give a more open feeling.
Remember colour is a powerful tool that can be used to inspire emotions, create space illusions or simply set the mood and atmosphere for any particular room. Especially when used with interior and exterior painting, color psychology is a great way to create a healthy and beautiful home!