Hatch Hacks – Color Psychology

by | Sep 2, 2020

Color is a powerful communication tool that can be used to signal action, influence mood, and even influence physiological reactions. Some colors are associated with increased blood pressure, increased metabolism, and body temperature. The color of one’s room can set the mood in more ways than none. Follow up on a few colors and discover what powerful color is meant for your persona.

Warms colors such as red, orange, and yellow evoke emotions ranging from feelings of warmth and comfort to feelings of anger and hostility. Colors on the blue side of the spectrum, known as cool colors, include blue, purple, and green. These colors express a calming mood but can arouse feelings of sadness or indifference. For example, when we compare the colors yellow and blue, yellow is thought to stimulate the nerves and purify the body while the color blue is believed to soothe illness and treat pain.

If you were to be decorating an office and were unsure of what color scheme you wanted to implement, the color blue is most commonly used in an office setting. It is only most common in this setting because research has shown that people are most productive in blue rooms. Research claims to provide this study with the feelings of calmness and serenity that the color blue has to offer.

One of the more fascinating colors is the color green. Green has so much to offer with its naturalistic and organic forte. Green is most often used in the sunrooms where we see most plants and nature but, is also found in most waiting rooms since it provides that stress-relieving touch.

One interesting color to touch on is brown. Brown is found in many homes to date as the shade’s beige and khaki fall under the family of brown colors. Brown is thought to be earthy and strong but also has a boring or dull feeling. Its color is associated with resilience, dependability, security, and safety. It is very unique in a sense as it is a color that can be found in almost any setting and matches up very nicely with the color green.

There are many more strands of color our world has to offer so don’t be shy and follow up on what your favorite color or room is creating for your well-being with the link below.


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