We're back with another round of color fun facts! Last week we shared a list of interested facts about color. Click here if you missed it. And because we got so much positive response, we are back with a Part 2. So here's some more facts about color.
The most common favorite color for both men and women is blue. Blue is also the most common color used in logos and branding. The most common least favorite colors are yellow and orange.
Ketchup & Mustard
Red and yellow seen together can spark the appetite. This is why you see so many restaurants and fast-food brands, such as McDonalds, using red and and yellow in their marketing. Yellow on its own, however, has been known to cause nausea.
Pale pink has been scientifically proven to have a calming effect on the mind, almost like a tranquilizer. The color is often used in prisons to reduce anger and in sports locker rooms for the opposing team.
Dreaming in Color
We've all heard that some people dream in black and white while other's see color in their sleep. Studies have shown that more people today dream in color than before because they have grown up watching color TV.
It's actually a myth that bulls are enraged by the red of a matador's cape. It's the movement of the cape they are going after. A blue or green cape would have the same effect. The reason a matador's cape is traditionally red is to hide the blood splatters.
Which of these facts did you find the most interesting? At 2nd Story we understand the importance of knowing how we respond to colors and why. And we would love to work with you to select the perfect color palette for your brand. So contact us and let's take your business to the next level!