The Psychology of Color

by Admin May 29, 2020

idi loves color! Learn the various color schemes and color psychology used in designing a home, along with color trends in the market in our 12 week Certificate Course!

Warm colors such as yellow, orange and red tend to make us feel energetic and happy while cool colors such as blue, green and purple can be calming and soothing. But there is much more to the effects of color.

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Red can make a room feel more intimate but it can also perk up a room with bold, confidence.

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Orange adds warmth and can stimulate your appetite. It creates motivation and impulse.

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Yellow lifts your spirits and will make a room feel cozy. It adds a feeling of energy and fun.

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Pink is playful, but can be sensitive. It always adds a touch of whimsy.

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Blue creates a calming and relaxing atmosphere, while creating ambition and perspective.

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Purple can be very dramatic and exciting along with distinguished and creative.

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Green represents renewal, growth and stability. It is calming and relaxing.

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Many neutrals have their own effects. Gray creates a calm, sophisticated, timeless, practical feel and can be warm or cool. Brown is the slowdown, relax, dependable choice that also creates a rugged, rustic feel.

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