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The Psychology of Colour in Your Home

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOUR IN YOUR HOME Mood: RED Passionate, angry, love, dangerous, intense, hungry, urgent Q Tip: Room: Red is known to increase Dining Room - red is a colour that induces hunger the heart rate through its sense of urgency, hence why it is used to advertise sales. pangs. Mood: Pink feminine, soft, romantic, youthful, fun, exciting, active, confident Room: ' Tip: Guest Bedroom - pink is a calming colour that will put Pink encourages sugar cravings, so avoid in kitchens and dining areas. guests at ease Mood: exuberant, warm, warning, energetic, exciting, social orange Room: A room where you welcome lots of guests, such as a hallway Tip: Orange aids concentration and focus, so it's a bold choice for a funky office! Mood: Positive, curious, creative, warm, happy, stimulating, optimistic, clear Yellow Room: 2² Tip: Kitchen - yellow increases the metabolism and Yellow demands so much encourages healthy cooking. from the eye that a yellow nursery is prone to making babies cry. Mood: wealthy, natural, healthy, growth, tranquil, good luck, peace, relaxing, harmonious Green Tip: Green has a larger spectrum than any colour, so it's a great colour to choose as a 'compromise' if two people can't decide between two colours. Room: Bedroom - Green is a very positive and calming colour, and works best where you start and Mood: Trustworthy, secure, calm, peaceful, orderly, strong, intelligent, consistent, cool Blue Room: 2 Tip: Home office - people have more productive days when they work in blue Blue is the most popular "favourite colour" – around a third of people choose rooms blue as their number one. Mood: Purple Royal, majestic, wealthy, rich, exotic, artificial, sophisticated, mystical, spiritual, adolescent. ' Tip: Room: Purple has strong Den or craft room connections with stimulating ideas and creativity. Mood: pure, clean, spacious, empty, clean, safe, innocent White Room: Tip: If you have an oddly shaped room, it is best to use white or black so the faults of the room are hidden by a trick of the eye. Smallest Bedroom - white makes small rooms look bigger. Mood: luxurious, glamorous, sophisticated, formal, bold, traditional, mysterious Black E² Tip: Room: Master Bedroom - black Black is linked to luxury, but also to negative feelings and 'the void', use sparsely. works best in small amounts in large rooms Mood: natural, durable, reliable, secure, comforting, earthy, rustic, stable, reliable, approachable Brown Tip: Because of its deep connections with nature, Room: Living Room - a welcoming and timeless colour for a brown gives most people a feeling of wholesomeness. main room. Mood: Grey corporate, authoritative, stable, orderly, dull, formal, intellectual, pessimistic, neutral, wise Tip: Despite its dull reputation, grey is one of the most calming colours on the spectrum Room: Bathroom - a neutral colour works perfectly in bath- room design Presented by Abode House Signs

The Psychology of Colour in Your Home

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This infographic looks at which colours will work best in your home. Different colours inspire different emotions. This guide looks at the most popular colours, and what moods and rooms they fit.


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