Interior Design

Psychological Properties Of Colors in Interior Design

Colors play an important role in our life. A colorless life is a bane. Each color has a psychology behind it. Each color throws a unique impact on us even though we may not notice it. They possess Positive energy as well as Negative energy according to their texture and strokes.

Red, Blue, Yellow and Green are the four psychological primary colors around us. Red relates to the body, Blue to the mind, Yellow to the emotions and Green depicts the essential balance between the stated three. Interior Design Bangalore has cumulated a detailed survey on color patterns. There are totally 11 basic colors and their psychological properties are mentioned below:


RED (Physical)

Positive energy: Excitement, physical courage, masculinity strength, stimulation warmth, ‘fight or flight’, energy and basic survival.

Negative energy: Strain, defiance, visual impact and aggression.


BLUE (Intellectual)

Positive energy: Calm, intelligence, reflection, communication, coolness, logic, trust, duty, serenity and efficiency.

Negative energy: Lack of emotion, coldness, unfriendliness, aloofness.


YELLOW (Emotional)

Positive energy: Creativity, optimism, friendliness, confidence, strength, self-esteem, emotional and extraversion.

Negative energy: Depression, irrationality, suicide, fear, anxiety, emotional fragility.


GREEN (Balance)

Positive energy: Peace, Harmony, equilibrium, balance, environmental awareness, reassurance, refreshment, restoration, universal love and rest.

Negative energy: Enervation, boredom, blandness and stagnation.


VIOLET (Spiritual)

Positive energy: Luxury, quality, Spiritual, truth, awareness, authenticity, containment and vision.

Negative energy: Inferiority, introversion, suppression, decadence.



Positive energy: Fun, physical comfort, abundance, food, passion, warmth, sensuality and security.

Negative energy: Frustration, Immaturity, frivolity, deprivation.



Positive energy: Survival of the species, physical tranquility, femininity, sexuality, nurture, love and warmth.

Negative energy: Physical weakness, Inhibition, emasculation, emotional claustrophobia.



Positive energy: Psychological neutrality.

Negative energy: Lack of energy, depression, lack of confidence, hibernation, dampness.



Positive energy: Substance, sophistication, efficiency, glamour, emotional safety, security.

Negative energy: Heaviness, oppression, menace, coldness.



Positive energy: Efficiency, hygiene, sophistication, sterility, simplicity, clarity, cleanness and purity.

Negative energy: Elitism, barriers, sterility, unfriendliness, coldness.




Positive energy: Seriousness, warmth, Nature, earthiness, reliability, support.

Negative energy: Lack of humor, heaviness, lack of sophistication.


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