Colour Psychology/ Red
Raring to go with Red! Red is the most energetic of all colours. It is demanding and active, sensuous and warm, and symbolizes love, anger, danger and war. Red is actually derived from the word ‘rudia’, connoting ‘blood’ in old Indian Sanskrit. Deep red is symbolic of love, pink represents romance, burgundy signifies intimacy and a clear red represents activity and happiness. A little yellow mixed into red adds warmth and attracts attention. Add a touch of blue to red and expect a cool and provocative result. Red is also commonly used to denote warning and danger in perilous situations. There are claims that the energies within us are activated by more than 10% when surrounded by red. Also, a red room increases conversation and works up a good appetite. A room painted in red can exhilarate and invigorate!