Each color has a different effect on our psyche and our body, because each color has its own wavelength and energy that is transmitted to our bodies. For example, blue light has a cooling and soothing effect, while red light is warming and stimulating.
Properties of the best known colors
Color therapy is becoming more and more popular, in which the positive effect of the colors is reflected in baths, color acupuncture, radiation but also in irradiated foods and drinks. But even at home, everyone can create a positive mood by adjusting the colors of his clothing, furniture and lighting mood.
We have summarized for you the characteristics of the most popular colors - general characteristics as well as the importance in fashion and for interior design:
is the color of fire, of love and passion, but also of anger. It attracts attention and stands for vitality and energy, love and passion. Red can activate, heat up, but also heat up. It stimulates the circulation, the metabolism and the immune system. Red clothes stand for self-confidence, in a red dress you look sexy and immediately stand out.
In rooms, red should only be used as an impulse, because too much red makes you restless. Red is appetizing and makes you want sex.
is the symbol color for optimism and zest for life. Orange is a mood brighter and stands for open-mindedness, friendliness and self-confidence. Likewise, it can also convey lightness and intrusiveness. Orange helps with discomfort in the abdomen and abdomen and promotes kidney function.
Clothes in orange increase the attraction. Sociability is promoted in orange-colored rooms and cosiness radiates. Orange is the ideal color for rooms with little natural light as well as for kitchens or dining rooms.
is the color of the sun. Yellow stands for light, optimism and joy and relieves anxiety and depression. Because yellow colors have a detoxifying effect, they are used for rheumatism, liver disorders and immune system weaknesses.
Clear yellow also stands for knowledge, reason and logic. Dirty yellows tend to stand for negative qualities such as selfishness, avarice and envy. A yellow outfit radiates joie de vivre and self-confidence.
Yellow makes smaller rooms look bigger. As it promotes concentration and creativity as well as stimulating conversation, yellow is the ideal color for children's rooms and conference rooms.
is the color of nature. It calms, harmonizes and stands for safety and hope. In color therapy, green is used for heart disease. Also grief, anger and heartache can be alleviated by green hues.
Green can also convey feelings of envy, indifference and tiredness. A person dressed in green looks generous and confidence-inspiring.
In rooms, green provides peace, security and creativity and is therefore ideal in workspaces - even if it appears "only" in the form of plants.
Cyan / Turquoise
is a cool, fresh color. Turquoise conveys mental openness and freedom, but can also seem distant. Turquoise is used for infections and allergies of all kinds and protects the immune system. An outfit in turquoise is always something special and looks extravagant. Turquoise spaces are cool but personal.
The color of the sky stands for rest, confidence and longing, but it can also have a melancholy or careless effect. Blue helps with insomnia and inflammation. It promotes language skills and clear thinking. Anyone who wears blue knows what he wants, but often seems to be overcooled.
Small rooms appear larger with a blue paint. It is often used in rooms for relaxation, especially in bedrooms.
Purple / Purple
stands for dignity, mysticism and protection. The color of the inspiration and the art is extravagant and has an analgesic, cleansing and detoxifying effect. Violet can be proud and arrogant, but also supports concentration and self-confidence. Violet clothing has a festive, noble and mysterious effect.
In living rooms, purple has a calming effect, but is more suitable for reception rooms. As it curbs appetite and sexual desire, violet should be used only conditionally in dining and bedrooms.
Magenta / Pink and Pink
are soft colors, which provide in nature as flowers for joy. They embody idealism, order and compassion, but they also have something of snobbery and dominance. Magenta is a protective color and is used as a "first aid" for physical and mental shocks. It gives inner freedom and gives security.
Pink clothes are expressive, while pink ones are innocent. According to experts, pink is the most suitable color for bedrooms because it soothes and reduces aggression.
is a symbol of purity, clarity and innocence. The color of ice and snow is also considered a sign of aloofness. White is a magical color that can be used for any other color as its light spectrum contains almost all colors. In our culture, there is no negative attribution to white, but in China white is the color of mourning and death.
Dressed in white looks elegant, but is also fast as unapproachable. In rooms, white is the ideal combination color. It neutralizes, brightens and invigorates.
is the color of perfect neutrality and restraint. It is inconspicuous and is also associated with boredom, insecurity and fear of life. Gray business suits return the individuality and appear sober. In rooms Gray should only be used as a combination color.
is the color of darkness. It expresses sadness, unfathomability and mystery, but is also an expression of dignity and prestige and can have a particularly solemn character. Also in fashion black looks noble and solemn. It conveys seriousness and generates respect. You should refrain from black walls because they look dark and heavy.
is the calm earth color. It conveys security and material security. In color therapy, Braun is used in balance disorders. Braun is also considered a fashionable business color. Brown rooms are rustic, soothing and balancing. Earth tones like ocher or sienna can be used in almost all rooms.
is often associated with the sun and stands for power and wealth. Gold gives strength and inspiration. It helps against fear, insecurity and indifference. Gold is the color of big anniversaries (golden wedding). It is one of the silent virtues that prove themselves in the long run: loyalty and friendship, truth and helpfulness.
has a cleansing and harmonizing effect. It promotes communication skills but is intended to promote bigotry and untruth in large "amounts". Silver is a color of courtesy and stands for wisdom, independence, security and punctuality. The shine of the silver does not displace, it reflects other colors unadulterated, the silver itself takes a back seat. Silver is a color of the modern, unconventional, original.