Red is the color that stimulates the dominant atmosphere. The red color will make an object look bigger, yet it reduces the size of the room. Red is a good color to give accent. This color should be used in the dining room, child’s bedroom, kitchen or workplace.
Pros: warm and rich
Cons: anger, hatred, shame
Pink is associated with innocence, purity and romantic atmosphere. Pink is suitable for bedrooms and less suitable for bathrooms or kitchens.
Pros: excitement, romance
Black is a color that is independent and mysterious. The black color is often used in teenagers’ room. The black color should not be used in the child’s bedroom.
Pros: intrigue, attractive power
Cons: death, darkness
Purple is the color that is impressive and spiritual. It can be used in bedrooms or meditation room. Preferably, the color is not used in the kitchen or bathroom.
Pros: Passion, energetic and motivating.
Cons: sadness, pressing
Blue is associated with spirituality, peace, mystery, patience and contemplation. The blue color is suitable for bedrooms, therapy rooms and meditation rooms. It should not be used for a dining room or working room.
Pros: confidence, stability
Cons: melancholy, suspicion
Green is a symbol of growth, fertility and harmony. The green color is refreshing and calming. Green is suitable for bathrooms, therapy rooms and conservatory. Green should not be used in a family room, play room or study room.
Pros: optimism, freedom and balance
Cons: hostility, cheating
Yellow is associated with enlightenment. Yellow aids digestion and stimulates the mind. It is suitable for alley / corridor and kitchen. However, it should not be used for bathrooms or meditation room.
Pros: optimism, resourcefulness and decisiveness
Cons: tricky, rigid, excessive
Orange is the color excitement, and strong in encouraging communication. Orange can be used in bedrooms, dining rooms and alley / corridor. Orange should not be used in bedrooms and small rooms
Pros: concentration, intellect
Brown is the color associated with stability and elegance. Brown can be used in the study room. It should not be used in bedrooms.
Pros: security, elegant
Cons: dirty, old and depressed.
White symbolizes new beginnings, innocence, and purity. White can be used in bedrooms and kitchen. White should not be used in the dining room and the child’s bedroom.
Pros: clean, fresh
Cons: Cold, lifeless, flat
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