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MEANING OF COLOR
RED
“Painters use red like spice”                   - Derek Jarman
Passion          Anger          Violence          BloodASSOCIA   Devil  TIONS   Danger          Love          Importance  ...
Increases enthusiasmPHYSICA   Stimulates energy      L   Can increase blood pressure, heartbeat and pulse          Encoura...
China: Good luck and fortune. Celebration of New Year.            Jamaica: Someone who’s drunk is ‘red’.  AROUND    Englan...
The longest wavelength of light is red.             Bees can’t see the color red. Red flowers are usually pollinated by   ...
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YELLOW
“What a horrible thing yellow is”                         -Edgar Degas
Happiness          IntellectASSOCIA   Caution  TIONS   Cowardice          Youth          Energy
PHYSICA   Stimulates mental processes          Stimulates the nervous system      L   Activates memoryEFFECTS   Encourages...
USA: Taxis and School Buses are yellow.            France: Symbolizes jealousy  AROUND    Greece: Symbolizes sadness.THE G...
The happiest color of the spectrum.             A yellow flag is used to indicate a penalty in football.INTERESTIN   G FAC...
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BLUE
“If you see a tree as blue, then make it blue.”                                      -Paul Gauguin
Calm          Peace          TranquilityASSOCIA   Sadness  TIONS   Knowledge          Trustworthy          Dependable     ...
PHYSICA   Calms and sedates      L   Cools you down          Makes you sleepyEFFECTS
Iran: Blue, blue-green and green are sacred and represent            heaven.  AROUND    Greece: Ward off evil            I...
Favored color choice of toothpastes and tooth brushes.             Owls are the only birds that can see blue.INTERESTIN   ...
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ORANGE
“Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow.”                                         -Wassily Kandinsky
Creativity          Invigoration          UniqueASSOCIA   Energy  TIONS   Autumn          Change          Health          ...
PHYSICA   Stimulates activity      L   Stimulates appetite          Encourages socializationEFFECTS
Netherlands: National color.  AROUND    China and Japan: Symbolizes happiness and love.THE GLOBE            Christianity: ...
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GREEN
“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from                         which its loveliness arises.”               ...
Fertility          Healing          Success          GrowthASSOCIA   Ecology  TIONS   Nature          Peace          Envy ...
PHYSICA   Soothes          Relaxes mentally, as well as physically      L   Helps alleviate depression, nervousness and an...
Used around the globe to represent            safety and ecology.            Ireland: Emblematic color, represents St. Pat...
Green was the favorite color of George Washington, the first             president of United States.INTERESTIN   G FACTS  ...
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PURPLE
“I think it pisses off God if you walk by the color purple               in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”       ...
Royalty          Wisdom          SpiritualityASSOCIA   Imagination  TIONS   Luxury          Mystic          Elegance
PHYSICA   Uplifts          Calms the mind and nerves      L   Offers a sense of spiritualityEFFECTS   Encourages creativity
Thailand: Worn by widows mourning their husband’s death.            Japan: Signifies wealth and position.  AROUND    Iran:...
Purple was the color of the first dye made by man.             Purple represents the planet Jupiter.INTERESTIN            ...
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BLACK
“People can have a car painted in any color –                        so long as its black.”                               ...
Power          Elegance          FormalityASSOCIA   Death  TIONS   Mystery          Mourning          Fear          Secrecy
PHYSICA   Makes one feel undistinguished      L   Provides a feel of emptiness          Provides a sense of mysteryEFFECTS
West: Color of mourning.            England: Taxi cabs are black.  AROUND    Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Greece and Italy: Wi...
A black cat crossing one’s path is considered bad luck in             many cultures, except in England, where spotting a b...
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WHITE
“God paints in many colors, but He never paints so         gorgeously, as when He paints in white.”                       ...
Perfection          PurityASSOCIA   Clean          Virtue  TIONS   Health          Winter          Wedding
PHYSICA   Aids mental clarity          Encourages us to clear clutter and obstacles      L   Evokes purification of though...
Worn by brides in the western world and in Japan.   AROUND THE GLOBE   Color of mourning in Japan and some parts of Africa...
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    1. 1. MEANING OF COLOR
    2. 2. RED
    3. 3. “Painters use red like spice” - Derek Jarman
    4. 4. Passion Anger Violence BloodASSOCIA Devil TIONS Danger Love Importance Seduction Poison
    5. 5. Increases enthusiasmPHYSICA Stimulates energy L Can increase blood pressure, heartbeat and pulse Encourages action and confidenceEFFECTS Can make you feel hungry
    6. 6. China: Good luck and fortune. Celebration of New Year. Jamaica: Someone who’s drunk is ‘red’. AROUND England: Phone booths and double decker buses are national icons.THE GLOBE India: Red mark on the forehead is for good luck. South Asia: Brides wear red. Russia: Communist Revolution.
    7. 7. The longest wavelength of light is red. Bees can’t see the color red. Red flowers are usually pollinated by birds, butterflies, bats and wind.INTERESTIN You will find red color used for packaging in food items or in fast G FACTS food chains, because of its ability to make you feel hungry. Red is a color that means ‘severe’ in the color-coded system established by presidential order to alert law enforcement agencies about a terrorist threat in the U.S.
    8. 8. ASSOCIATE D BRANDS
    9. 9. YELLOW
    10. 10. “What a horrible thing yellow is” -Edgar Degas
    11. 11. Happiness IntellectASSOCIA Caution TIONS Cowardice Youth Energy
    12. 12. PHYSICA Stimulates mental processes Stimulates the nervous system L Activates memoryEFFECTS Encourages communication
    13. 13. USA: Taxis and School Buses are yellow. France: Symbolizes jealousy AROUND Greece: Symbolizes sadness.THE GLOBE India: Color of the Vaisya cast (farmers). Worn to celebrate the Spring Festival. (Basant) Christianity: Representative of “Greed”
    14. 14. The happiest color of the spectrum. A yellow flag is used to indicate a penalty in football.INTERESTIN G FACTS Yellow is a color that means ‘elevated’ in the color-coded system established by presidential order to alert law enforcement agencies about a terrorist threat in the U.S.
    15. 15. ASSOCIATE D BRANDS
    16. 16. BLUE
    17. 17. “If you see a tree as blue, then make it blue.” -Paul Gauguin
    18. 18. Calm Peace TranquilityASSOCIA Sadness TIONS Knowledge Trustworthy Dependable Cold/Uncaring
    19. 19. PHYSICA Calms and sedates L Cools you down Makes you sleepyEFFECTS
    20. 20. Iran: Blue, blue-green and green are sacred and represent heaven. AROUND Greece: Ward off evil India: Paintings of Krishna often depict him having blue skin.THE GLOBE Islam: Many blue mosques throughout the world. Christianity: Catholic religion associates blue with Virgin Mary.
    21. 21. Favored color choice of toothpastes and tooth brushes. Owls are the only birds that can see blue.INTERESTIN Mosquitos are attracted to blue, twice as much as to any G FACTS other color. The blue ribbon is widely recognized as a symbol of child abuse awareness.
    22. 22. ASSOCIATE D BRANDS
    23. 23. ORANGE
    24. 24. “Orange is red brought nearer to humanity by yellow.” -Wassily Kandinsky
    25. 25. Creativity Invigoration UniqueASSOCIA Energy TIONS Autumn Change Health Vitality
    26. 26. PHYSICA Stimulates activity L Stimulates appetite Encourages socializationEFFECTS
    27. 27. Netherlands: National color. AROUND China and Japan: Symbolizes happiness and love.THE GLOBE Christianity: Representative of “Gluttony”.
    28. 28. ASSOCIATE D BRANDS
    29. 29. GREEN
    30. 30. “Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.” -Pedro Calderon de la Barca
    31. 31. Fertility Healing Success GrowthASSOCIA Ecology TIONS Nature Peace Envy Affluence
    32. 32. PHYSICA Soothes Relaxes mentally, as well as physically L Helps alleviate depression, nervousness and anxietyEFFECTS Offers a sense of renewal and harmony
    33. 33. Used around the globe to represent safety and ecology. Ireland: Emblematic color, represents St. Patricks. AROUND Japan: Represented as the color of eternal life. Pakistan and Saudi Arabia: The flags of these two countries are theTHE GLOBE only ones in a single color. Islam: Green represents the dome of The Prophet (SAW)’s mosque.
    34. 34. Green was the favorite color of George Washington, the first president of United States.INTERESTIN G FACTS Green is the color used in night vision goggles because the human eye is most sensitive to and is able to discern most shades of green.
    35. 35. ASSOCIATE D BRANDS
    36. 36. PURPLE
    37. 37. “I think it pisses off God if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” -Alice Walker
    38. 38. Royalty Wisdom SpiritualityASSOCIA Imagination TIONS Luxury Mystic Elegance
    39. 39. PHYSICA Uplifts Calms the mind and nerves L Offers a sense of spiritualityEFFECTS Encourages creativity
    40. 40. Thailand: Worn by widows mourning their husband’s death. Japan: Signifies wealth and position. AROUND Iran: Purple is a color of what is to come. A sun or moon that looksTHE GLOBE purple during an eclipse is considered bad luck for the year to come. Christianity: Purple represents “Pride”
    41. 41. Purple was the color of the first dye made by man. Purple represents the planet Jupiter.INTERESTIN Leonardo Da Vinci believed that the power of meditation G FACTS increases ten times when done in a purple light. Purple is the color of the highest valued poker chip = 5,000$
    42. 42. ASSOCIATE D BRANDS
    43. 43. BLACK
    44. 44. “People can have a car painted in any color – so long as its black.” -Henry Ford
    45. 45. Power Elegance FormalityASSOCIA Death TIONS Mystery Mourning Fear Secrecy
    46. 46. PHYSICA Makes one feel undistinguished L Provides a feel of emptiness Provides a sense of mysteryEFFECTS
    47. 47. West: Color of mourning. England: Taxi cabs are black. AROUND Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Greece and Italy: Widows wear black for the rest of their lives. Other family members also wear black for anTHE GLOBE extended period of time. Christianity: Priests and nuns attire are black.
    48. 48. A black cat crossing one’s path is considered bad luck in many cultures, except in England, where spotting a black cat is considered good luck. Black implies weight. People will think that a black box weighs more than a white one.INTERESTIN G FACTS Musicians in an orchestra concert wear black so as not to draw attention away from the stage performers. Black is regarded as sophisticated in fashion that the term, “the new black” is often used to describe and give merit to a color trend.
    49. 49. ASSOCIATE D BRANDS
    50. 50. WHITE
    51. 51. “God paints in many colors, but He never paints so gorgeously, as when He paints in white.” -G.K Chesterton
    52. 52. Perfection PurityASSOCIA Clean Virtue TIONS Health Winter Wedding
    53. 53. PHYSICA Aids mental clarity Encourages us to clear clutter and obstacles L Evokes purification of thoughts or actionsEFFECTS Enables fresh beginnings
    54. 54. Worn by brides in the western world and in Japan. AROUND THE GLOBE Color of mourning in Japan and some parts of Africa. & A white flag is universally recognized as a symbol of truce.INTERESTIN The ancient Greeks used to wear white to bed to ensure G FACTS pleasant dreams.
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