What would have life looked like if it were devoid of lovely colors in it? Just like an old black and white T.V. Importance of colors can be known from this example of T.V. What would have watching Humsafar in black and white looked like. Boring! Because girls wouldn’t have been able to see the colors of Mahira’s pretty dresses. So, people colors in life are very important and make it pleasant.
I think I have stressed enough upon the importance of colors in life. So, I will now tell you about what your favorite color means and symbolizes.
Black is linked with power, elegance, formality, death, evil, and mystery.
Black is a mysterious color linked with fear and the unknown (black holes). It usually has a negative connotation. Black denotes strength and authority; it is considered to be a very formal, elegant, and prestigious color. Black is also the symbol of grief. We often see people wearing black to funerals.
Black gives the feeling of perspective and depth. A black suit or dress can make you look thinner is a pro for all people. Black makes other colors stand out. Black contrasts well with bright colors. Combined with red or orange which are other very powerful colors; black gives a very aggressive color scheme.
White is associated with light, goodness, innocence, purity, and virginity. It is also called the color of perfection.
White means safety, purity, and cleanliness. As opposed to black, white usually has a positive connotation. White shows a successful beginning. White depicts faith and purity. It is also associated with coolness and cleanliness because it’s the color of snow. White symbolizes simplicity. White is the most suitable color for charitable organizations; angels are usually imagined wearing white clothes. White is associated with hospitals, doctors, and sterility and safety. White is often associated with low weight, low-fat food, and dairy products as well.
Red is the color of fire and blood, so it is associated with energy, war, danger, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love.
Red is a very emotionally intense color. It enhances human metabolism, increases respiration rate, and raises blood pressure. It is used for its high visibility in stop signs, stoplights, and fire equipment is usually painted red to show danger. Red is used to indicate courage. It is a color found in many national flags.
Blue is the color of the sky and sea. It is mostly associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven.
Blue is considered beneficial to the mind and body. It slows human metabolism and produces a calming effect. Blue is strongly associated with tranquility and calmness .Blue is used to symbolize piety and sincerity.
Blue is used to promote products and services related to cleanliness, air and sky, water and sea. As opposed to emotionally warm colors like red, orange, and yellow; blue is linked to consciousness and intellect. Use blue is used in high-tech products while suggesting precision.
Blue is a masculine color. No wonder, it’s the favorite color of majority of the male population. . Dark blue is associated with depth, expertise, and stability. Where blue is a very cool color, its vision suppresses appetite. When used together with warm colors like yellow or red, blue can create high-impact, vibrant designs like blue-red is mostly found in super hero costumes.
Green is the color of balance, harmony and growth.
The color green relates to balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating tantamount between the head and the heart.
Green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, taking us back to a sense of well being. This is abundance of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way. Seeing green the first thing after opening eyes is also beneficial for the eye sight.
Green is an emotionally positive color, giving us the ability to love and nurture ourselves and others unconditionally. It is a natural peacemaker color.
Orange is the color of adventure and social communication. Orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow.
Orange relates to ‘gut reaction’ or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.
The color psychology of orange is optimistic and uplifting, rejuvenating our spirit. Orange brings spontaneity and a positive outlook on life and is a great color to use during tough economic times, keeping us motivated and helping us to look on the bright side of life.
Yellow is the color of sunshine. It’s associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy and optimism.
~Sun is shining, I’m positive~
Yellow produces a warming effect, arouses cheerfulness, stimulates mental activity, and generates muscle energy.
Yellow is mostly linked with food. Bright, pure yellow is an attention getter, which is the reason taxicabs are painted this color. It stands out like red. When overused, yellow may have a disturbing effect; it is known that babies cry more in yellow rooms. Yellow is seen before other colors when placed against black; this combination is often used to issue a warning.
Yellow depicts honor and loyalty. Later the meaning of yellow was connected with cowardice.
Purple combines the stability of blue and the energy of red. Purple is associated with royalty.
It symbolizes power, nobility, luxury, and ambition. It shows wealth and extravagance. Purple is associated with wisdom, dignity, independence, creativity, mystery, and magic.
According to surveys, almost 75 percent of pre-adolescent children prefer purple to all other colors. Purple is a very rare color in nature; some people consider it to be artificial. Light purple is a good choice for a feminine design and shows happiness.