Colour Psychology Explained
Colours are a huge part of our daily lives, whether you realise it or not, so it follows that colours in the workplace can drastically affect our moods. A monotone office with only one, neutral colour has been proven to negatively impact mood, morale, and employee productivity, whereas other colours can trigger positive moods in people. The assistance of an office mood board for interior design can greatly help you to visualise colours.
Take a look at our colour wheel to see the effect each colour can have on employees, and consider adding a splash of colour to your workplace.
Office Mood Board Interior Design
Examples of Colour Psychology In Use
Perhaps the most famous use of blue for a company’s branding is Facebook, creating a calming, focused brand image for the company. However, interestingly enough, Mark Zuckerberg claims that the only reason Facebook is blue is because he’s red-green colorblind!
McDonalds are well known for the sight of the golden arches and red background, a colour scheme that is featured throughout their restaurants and branding. These two energising colours reflect the youthful, fun appeal McDonald’s try to emulate.
Groupon are known for being green. The hugely successful discount provider connects with customers via a youthful, energetic voice and green branding throughout its website and office. This colour scheme no doubt helps the creative geniuses behind Groupon’s success truly hone the voice that connects with their readers so effectively.