For my new project I am collecting the meaning of colors so that can use them for my illustrations in a much clever way.
By mixing them I can create meaning and by the use of them in my app I can give to the user a much more complete experience as well as creating a tool which will make me easy to convey my message.
Warm colors- Thy can be associated with Fire, Sun, Light, Leaves falling.
They can transmit, energy, love,positivity, enthusiasm and happiness.
Red is a very hot color. It’s associated with fire, violence, and warfare. It’s also associated with love and passion.Physical effect on people, raising blood pressure and respiration rates.
Orange is a very vibrant and energetic color.It can be associated with the earth and with autumn. Because of its association with the changing seasons, orange can represent change and movement in general.
Brightest and most energizing of the warm colors associated with deceit and cowardice.Yellow is also associated with hope and danger (but not as red).
Bright yellow can lend a sense of happiness and cheerfulness. Softer yellows are commonly used as a gender-neutral color.Dark yellows can sometimes look antique and be used in designs where a sense of permanence is desired.
Cool colors are more subdued than warm colors. They are the colors of night, of water, of nature, and are usually calming, relaxing, and somewhat reserved.Blue is the only primary color within the cool spectrum, which means the other colors are created by combining blue with a warm color.
Greens take on some of the attributes of yellow.
It can represent new beginnings and growth. It also signifies renewal and abundance. Alternatively, green can also represent envy or jealousy, and a lack of experience. Calming attributes that blue some of the energy of yellow.It balances and harmonizing effect appropriate for designs related to wealth, stability, renewal, and nature. Brighter greens are more energizing and vibrant, olive greens representative of the natural world. Dark greens are the most stable .
Blue is often associated with sadness in the English language. Blue is also used extensively to represent calmness and responsibility. Light blues can be refreshing and friendly. Dark blues are more strong and reliable. Blue is also associated with peace.The exact shade of blue you select will have a huge impact on how your designs are perceived. Light blues are often relaxed and calming. Bright blues can be energizing and refreshing. Dark blues are excellent for corporate sites or designs where strength and reliability are important.
Purple sometimes takes on some of the attributes of red.
Purple was long associated with royalty.It’s associated with creativity and imagination, too.Dark purples can give a sense wealth and luxury. Light purples are softer and are associated with spring and romance.
Neutral colors often serve as the backdrop in design. They’re commonly combined with brighter accent colors. But they can also be used on their own in designs, and can create very sophisticated layouts. The meanings and impressions of neutral colors are much more affected by the colors that surround them than are warm and cool colors.
Black is the strongest of the neutral colors. On the positive side, it’s commonly associated with power, elegance, and formality. On the negative side, it can be associated with evil, death, and mystery.It’s also associated with rebellion.
Commonly used in edgier designs, as well as in very elegant designs. It can be either conservative or modern, traditional or unconventional, depending on the colors it’s combined with. In design, black is commonly used for typography and other functional parts, because of it’s neutrality. Black can make it easier to convey a sense of sophistication and mystery in a design.
White is often associated with purity, cleanliness, and virtue.
It’s also associated with the health care industry, especially with doctors, nurses and dentists. White is associated with goodness, and angels are often depicted in white.In design, white is generally considered a neutral backdrop that lets other colors in a design have a larger voice. It can help to convey cleanliness and simplicity, though, and is popular in minimalist designs.
Gray is a neutral color, generally considered on the cool end of the color spectrum. It can sometimes be considered moody or depressing. Light grays can be used in place of white in some designs, and dark grays can be used in place of black.
Gray is generally conservative and formal, but can also be modern. It is sometimes considered a color of mourning. It’s commonly used in corporate designs, where formality and professionalism are key. It can be a very sophisticated color.
Brown is associated with the earth, wood, and stone. It’s a completely natural color and a warm neutral. Brown can be associated with dependability and reliability, with steadfastness, and with earthiness. It can also be considered dull.
It helps bring a feeling of warmth and wholesomeness to designs.
Beige is somewhat unique in the color spectrum, as it can take on cool or warm tones depending on the colors surrounding it.
It’s a conservative color in most instances, and is usually reserved for backgrounds. It can also symbolize piety.
Beige in design is generally used in backgrounds, and is commonly seen in backgrounds with a paper texture.
Ivory and cream are sophisticated colors, with some of the warmth of brown and a lot of the coolness of white. They’re generally quiet, and can often evoke a sense of history. Ivory is a calm color, with some of the pureness associated with white, though it’s a bit warmer.
In design, ivory can lend a sense of elegance and calm to a site.