Colour Facts For April 2019

Colour Facts
  1. The world’s most popular colour is blue, according to some surveys and researches. Going by various surveys conducted by several marketing firms across the globe, blue was reported to be a favourite colour worldwide, with over 40% of the survey participants preferring it. Followed by purple with over 14% of the participants picking it as their favourite colour. Additionally, some researchers also reported that red and green are a close third and fourth respectively. White, yellow and orange are some of the least favourite colours.

  2. If you are having a hard time recalling a scene from a black and white movie then maybe it has something to do with the colour, or more appropriately the lack of it. Psychologists have suggested that people are more likely to recall a coloured version of an image than a black and white version of it. This is because colours have a stronger appeal to our senses and it is more likely to register in our brain, meaning it has a better connection in parts that have to do with our memories. Fascinating, isn’t it?

  3. Ever wondered if it is normal to see the dark grey colour right after you switch off your lights at night in complete darkness? Well, it is pretty common and the colour also has a name! The dark grey that your eyes see as soon as you switch off your lights, just before darkness sets in and your eyes adjust to the lack of the light- is known as “eigengrau.”

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Colour Quotes For April 2019

Colour Quotes
  • I dream a lot, in colour and in sound and scent. Quite a few of my stories have come from dreams.

    - Joanne Harris

  • Be uniquely you. Stand out. Shine. Be colourful. The world needs your prismatic soul!

    - Amy Leigh Mercree

  • I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way – things I had no words for.

    - Georgia O’Keeffe

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Colour Tips For April 2019

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  1. When it comes to looking for home décor inspiration, magazines and catalogues offer plenty of options. There is so much inspiration available today, both online and offline. Home décor blogs and website can have a ton of fresh ideas if you are thinking of a home redo and several other websites can show you how to play with colours in your home. Social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest have become a staple in offering inspiration in real time. Pinterest is great, you can create inspiration boards based on your moods, palettes, ideas and preferences and plan your home redo.

  2. Sticking to a neutral colour palette for your home will give you the most flexibility for decorating every room. This will also be a budget saver because you can add almost any colour, design or pattern to a neutral backdrop. When it comes to large furniture, it is always best to opt for neutral colours so that you don’t have to make additional expensive changes when you are looking to redecorate. Moreover, neutral furnishings that you buy now if maintained well will last you a long time and if you are looking for a fresh change or upgrade, you can slowly add it over time with small colourful pieces or accents.

  3. Colour coded bookshelves can be a great addition to your living room, office or library. To get that effect, take all your books out of the bookshelf and put books that are in the same colour family next to each other. You can arrange the books in one direction or mix them up wherein some books can be standing up and some can be piled on top of each other. A mix of vertical and horizontal arrangements can add an interesting visual. Make sure that your most visually appealing book spines and colours are prominent and at an eye-level rather than being at the bottom.

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