Originating from beige cloth, beige stands for natural or non-dyed and covers off-tans and pale creams. A favourite with estate agents, it is softer on the eye than bright white and is great as a background for colour accents.
Looking for black wallpaper? Wallpapers where black is the predominant colour communicate sophistication and uncompromising excellence and it works particularly well with white. Black creates a perception of weight and seriousness, as well as delivering sophistication and glamour.
Blue is essentially a soothing colour and affects us mentally, rather than physically. Strong blues stimulate clear thought while lighter, soft blues will calm the mind and aid concentration. It is, therefore, serene and calming. Research has demonstrated blue is the world's favourite colour communicating intelligence, trust, efficiency, and serenity.
Bronze has associations with sculpture and high art. Classic and elegant it is always in fashion.
Brown typically is a mix of red and yellow, with a significant element of black. It, therefore, has much of the same seriousness as black, but is warmer and softer. It has elements of the red and yellow properties. Brown has associations with the earth and the natural world. It is a solid, reliable colour and most people find it confidently reassuring.
Chocolate shades of brown remind us of creature comforts and the good Life. Mmm - yummy.
Green is the colour of reassurance and contentment. Green strikes the eye in such a way as to require no adjustment whatever and is, therefore, restful. Being in the centre of the spectrum, it is the colour of balance. When our environment contains plenty of green, this is an indication that a source of sustenance is present.
Pure grey is the only colour that has psychological neutral properties. It does, however, have a balancing effect on other colours used with it and as a result works well with many stronger and contrasting colours.
Being a mix of red and yellow, orange is stimulating and reactions to it are a combination of the physical and the emotional. It focuses our minds on issues of the sensual as well as physical comfort such as food, warmth and shelter. It is often perceived as a 'fun' colour suggesting frivolity and a lack of serious intellectual values.. However when teamed with black it produces a much more serious effect.
As it is a tone of red, pink affects us physically, but it soothes more than stimulates. Pink is a psychologically strong colour. It has nurturing and physically soothing qualities that can create feelings of warmth, love and sexuality.
Purple produces a spiritual response and takes awareness to a higher level of thought. It is highly introspective and encourages deep contemplation. Typically it has associations with royalty and traditionally communicates perceptions of quality. When used on your walls it can deliver qualities of vision, luxury, authenticity, and truth.
Red is a one of the most powerful colours. It has the property of appearing to be nearer than it is and therefore it grabs our attention first. Hence its effectiveness in symbols of warning. Its effect is physical; it stimulates us and raises the pulse rate, giving the impression that time is passing faster than it is. It relates to the masculine principle and can activate the "fight or flight" instinct. Red is strong, and very basic. Pure red is the simplest colour, with no subtlety. It is stimulating and lively, very friendly producing feelings of warmth, energy and excitement.
Looking for white wallpaper? Then you are probably aiming to create a look which delivers clarity, purity, cleanness, simplicity and sophistication. White is total reflection. In effect, it reflects the full force of the spectrum into our eyes. Visually, white gives a heightened perception of space.
Yellow is a very emotionally stimulating colour., producing the psychological repsonse. It is the colour of confidence and optimism with certain tones able to lift our spirits and our self-esteem. Use the colour yellow in a room and you will create feelings of optimism, confidence, self-esteem, friendliness and creativity.
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