Presentation on theme: "Basic Color Theory of different cultures"— Presentation transcript:
1 Basic Color Theory of different cultures Color MeaningBasic Color Theory of different cultures
2 COLOR MEANINGDo different colors affect your mood?
3 Black China: Color for young boys Western: Funerals, death, Halloween (with orange), bad guys, rebellion
4 White Japan: White carnation symbolizes death Eastern: Funerals Western: Brides, angels, good guys, hospitals, doctors, peace (white dove)
5 Red China: Good luck, celebration, summoning Cherokees: Success, triumphIndia: PuritySouth Africa: Color of mourningRussia: Bolsheviks and CommunismEastern: Worn by bridesWestern: Excitement, danger, love, passion, stop, Christmas (with green)
6 Blue Cherokees: Defeat, trouble Iran: Color of heaven and spirituality Western: Depression, sadness, conservative, corporate, "something blue" bridal tradition
7 GreenChina: Green hats indicate a man's wife is cheating on him, exorcismIndia: IslamIreland: Symbol of the entire countryWestern: Spring, new birth, go, Saint Patrick's Day, Christmas (with red)
8 Yellow China: Nourishing Egypt: Color of mourning Japan: Courage India: MerchantsWestern: Hope, hazards, coward
9 PurpleThailand: Color of mourning (widows)Western: Royalty
10 Food for thoughtWhile blue is one of the most popular colors it is one of the least appetizing. Blue food is rare in nature. Food researchers say that when humans search for food, they learned to avoid toxic or spoiled objects, which were often blue, black, or purple. When food dyed blue is served to study subjects, they lose appetite.Green, brown, and red are the most popular food colors. Red is often used in restaurant decorating schemes because it is an appetite stimulant.