Color Meanings & Moods

Color is very subjective in terms of personal taste and cultural significance. Everyone perceives and reacts to color in different ways. Despite the subjectivity of color, it is possible to attach meanings and moods to colors that can be understood on a universal level. However, there will always be personal and cultural differences. Here is a generalized overview of the meanings and moods associated with color.

Warm Colors

Warm colors red, orange and yellow and often symbolize power, energy and passion.

Warm Colors

Neutral Colors

Neutrals include black, white, gray, browns, beige and ivory. Neutrals can be combined with other colors.

Neutral Colors

Cool Colors

Cool colors include green, blue and violet and symbolize nature, stability and calmness.

Cool Colors