Blue: the symbol of trust, wisdom, strength, and loyalty. Blue: the symbol of quiet, calm, sincere and reserved. Blue: the symbol creativity and intelligence. How do you feel when you were blue? How do you feel when you walk into a blue room? Do you see yourself as someone who possesses the qualities symbolized in blue?
Blue is a very popular color and is used in home decors to fashion to large companies. It’s shades and tints almost always look good. You can’t seem to lose if you use the color blue when looking to exhibit the mood and message of peace, tranquility, and mental relaxation.
Knowledge, power, and being professional is associated with dark blue.
Health, healing, and understanding are associated with light blue.
It particularly elicits the feeling of softness, such as the blues in these next few images. The medium and light blues reminds of the blues in the sky and the sea. One can almost reminiscence moments of just sitting or lying taking in the blue colors of natures biggest canvas.
Even when medium and light blues are used as accents, one can be soothed into the feeling of relaxation.
Blue plays very well with other colors—ideas for mixed feelings
The color blue can and does affect how we feel and our moods. The color blue is used to represent and convey certain messages. This is true in every culture. In western cultures, the color blue is significant when expressing these feelings and values, and this is just the short list:
To symbolize of trust, wisdom, strength, and loyalty
To suggest quiet, calm, sincere and reserve
To symbolize creativity and intelligence
Knowledge, power, and being professional is suggested in the use of dark blue
Light blue suggests Health, healing, and understanding
In the whelm of decor (and fashion), as a primary color, blue plays very well with other colors
Want to learn more about the color blue? Check out these articles that I had reviewed. Color Meaning: Meaning of the Color Blue by Jennifer Bourn and
The Meanings of Blue from Color Matters; and Color Blue Psychology from The Psychology of Color