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  1. COLOR

  2. Color Activity 1 You will now see a series of different colors, one color at a time. Once you see a color immediately write down how that color makes you feel. Do not think about it, you should write down your initial reaction.

  3. Research Shows… • There are some common feelings associated with each color. • These general feelings nay be important when designing interior spaces.

  4. YELLOW • Most cheerful and sunny of the spectrum • Bright yellow is eye-fatiguing-makes babies cry and grown-ups lost their temper • Small amounts represent playfulness, light, creativity, and warmth • Like the sun-you want it to feel good but don’t want it “in your eyes”. • Most visible by the eye-number one attention getter • Choice of shade is important

  5. RED • Attention grabber • Very dominating-use as accent not background • Stimulates appetite • Can elevate blood pressure and respiratory rate • Can stimulate people to make quick decisions

  6. BLUE • One of the most popular colors • Natural appetite suppressant • Relaxes our nervous system • Tranquil blue causes the body to produce calming chemicals. Dark blue can feel cold and depressing • Blue surroundings increase productivity

  7. GREEN • Associated with nature • Easiest color on the eye • Calming with neutral effect on the human nervous system • “Green rooms” used to relax people before appearing on t.v. • Used in hospitals to relax patients

  8. ORANGE • Associated with warmth, contentment, wholesomeness • Looks strong and generous • Has a broad appeal • Can make an expensive product seem more affordable

  9. BLACK • Very controversial color • Demons, witches, and the devil; sturdiness reliability • Authority and power; despair and mourning • Black clothes • Can be formal and powerful • Give a slimmer appearance

  10. WHITE • Stands for purity and innocence • Represents cleanliness • Reflects light • Creates a cool and refreshing feeling

  11. PURPLE • Color for royalties • Luxury, wealth, sophistication • Color of passion, romance, sensitivity • Purple decorations can be posh and artistic, or look artificial

  12. BROWN • Color of earth and wood • Creates a neutral, comfortable, and open atmosphere • Communicates credibility, strength, and maturity • More likely to be on a man’s favorite color list

  13. PINK • Most romantic and tender color • Tranquilizing • Makes people feel calm and soft-hearted