Using Colour to Create Mood - Orange
“The sky takes on
shades of orange during
sunrise and sunset,
the colour that gives you hope
that the sun will set
only to rise again.”
Without the negative aspects of yellow, orange is another sunny colour with plenty of energy.
it is known to keep people motivated, so good for learning and work environments. It’s contagious energy is also useful for the home gym or exercise room. Not a good choice for bedrooms.
Home Decor Styles —
Industrial, Contemporary, Boho, muted tones for Rustic.
muted tones good for Wanderlust or Creative.
Sanctuary Tips —
bright or strong orange is not a great choice for a sanctuary because there is too much energy, however, muted tones can work well as accents with a neutral base.
This is an excerpt from my free 58 page full colour guide Using Colour to Create Mood.