How colors define personalities



Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 08:00 GMT


Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 08:00 GMT

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CAIRO - 3 February 2018: Have you ever thought why you love some colors and hate others? Colors, like emotions, are perceived differently according to personalities.

How you feel about certain colors evoke from previous experiences that you have had. Mainly in your childhood years as these are years what continue to have an impact on your life. Even if you don’t remember those experiences and events they lie within you subconsciously. Even though, colors evoke subjective feelings, they tend to have universal meanings and interpretations too, according to Very Well website.


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Black is interpreted as evil or a sign of death and mourning. Moreover, it depicts superstitious and maleficent characters such witches. In ancient Egypt however, it was a sign of life and rebirth.


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White gives a sense of innocence and purity. It is used in rooms to give a sense that the room is spacious but it gives a sense of hostility and emptiness. It is used to paint hospitals as it gives a sense of cleanliness and sterility.


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Red and warm colors in general give a spectrum of feelings ranging from love to aggression. Red is usually seen as the color of love and evokes very strong feelings to people.


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Blue is typically men’s favorite and it is a symbol of calmness and serenity. Blue can also emit sadness and indifference. Don’t use blue to ask if someone is sad ‘’why are you so blue?’’. But research shows that people are most productive in rooms painted blue. Therefore, it is recommended that offices and other work facilities get painted blue.


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Green symbolizes good luck, health, and fertility. It has an instant calming effect and is said to help in the healing process.


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It is the most contradicting color you will see as it is considered a happy and cheerful color and attention-grabbing, people often lose their tempers and feel frustrated in it and babies cry more in yellow rooms. I think we conclude to never paint a child’s room yellow.


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It is a divine color that is a sign of wisdom and spirituality. Long ago, it signified wealth as it was very hard to dye fabric into purple since there weren’t many things in nature that give off that color.


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It is the color of Earth (the soil). It is described as natural, humble, can also be seen as sophisticated.



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