Meaning of Color by Tracy Au c/o 14

Color Meanings

The meaning of colors can vary depending on culture and circumstances. Each color has many aspects to it but you can easily learn the language of color by understanding a few simple concepts which I will teach you here. You may also look for your favorite color, mine is red. This is why I’m wearing a red vest today.

Color is a form of non verbal communication. It is not a static energy and its meaning can change from one day to the next with any individual. For example, a person may choose to wear the color red one day and this may indicate they are ready to take action, or they may be passionate about what they are going to be doing that day, or again it may mean that they are feeling angry that day, on either a conscious or subconscious level.

The color orange is the color of social communication and optimism. From a negative color meaning, it is also a sign of pessimism and superficiality.

Yellow – The color of psychology. The color of the mind and the intellect. It is optimistic and cheerful. However it can also suggest impatience, criticism and cowardice.

Green – The color of balance and growth. It can mean both self-reliance as a positive and possessiveness as a negative, among many other meanings.

Blue – The color of trust and peace. It can suggest loyalty and integrity as well as conservatism and frigidity.

Indigo – The color of intuition. In the meanings of colors it can mean idealism and structure as well as ritualistic and addictive.

Purple – The color of the imagination. It can be creative and individual or immature and impractical.

Turquoise – The color is communication and clarity of mind. It can also be impractical and idealistic.

Pink – The color of psychology is unconditional love and nurturing. Pink can also be immature, silly and girlish.

Magenta – The color of universal harmony and emotional balance. It is spiritual yet practical, encouraging common sense and a balanced outlook on life.

Brown – The color is a serious, down-to-earth color that relates to security, protection and material wealth.

Gray – The color of compromise, from a color psychology perspective, being neither black nor white, it is the transition between two non-colors.

Silver – The color has a feminine energy; it is related to the moon and the webb and flow of the tides – it is fluid, emotional, sensitive and mysterious.

Gold – The color of success, achievement and triumph. Associated with abundance and prosperity, luxury and quality, prestige and sophistication, value and elegance, the color psychology of gold implies affluence, material wealth and extravagance.

White – The color at its most complete and pure, the color of perfection. The color meaning of white is purity, innocence, wholeness and completion.

Black – The color of the hidden, the secretive and the unknown, creating an air of mystery. It keeps things bottled up inside, hidden from the world.


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