THE MEANING OF COLORS: RED
Red is passionate and strong. Red is powerful, confident and assertive.
As mentioned in a previous color post the meaning of a color depends on your own associations with it. What you associate it with depends on experiences and feelings related to the color. Some personal experiences gives your association with a color, or a hue of the color, a specific meaning to you. However many experiences are the same. Some are related to nature or culture. Red is the color of blood and is therefor also associated with war and violence. It makes red a dramatic and dangerous color.
Red is also the color of fire. This makes red the color of energy and heat.
It attracts attention and alerts to danger which is why it is used for stop signs in traffic.
Red is said to stimulate hunger. It also stimulate feelings of excitement.
It is the color of love and desire. Red is an intense color associated with both love and war.
The color red is an attention seeking color, it attracts more attention than any other color. Red is bold and dominating. The color is associated with leadership.
Red increases our heart rate and can boost our physical energy level. It is a courageous and adventurous color due to its high energy level. Red calls for action. Red can also be seen as aggressive and too much red can provoke feelings of anger and stress.
A dark red is seen as more elegant, mature and sophisticated. Whereas a brighter red is more energizing and associated with excitement. A true red is the most dramatic red.
When you wear red you stand out. You appear confident, passionate and strong.
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