Everyone knows Red is a powerful color... but here is some more info on the color from Color Wheel Pro
RED Color Meaning
Red is the color of fire
, so it is associated with energy
as well as passion
, and love
Red is a very emotionally intense color. It enhances human metabolism*
, increases respiration rate, and raises blood pressure. It has very high visibility, which is why stop signs, stoplights, and fire equipment are usually painted red. In heraldry, red is used to indicate courage. It is a color found in many national flags.
Red brings text and images to the foreground. Use it as an accent color to stimulate people to make quick decisions; it is a perfect color for 'Buy Now' or 'Click Here' buttons on Internet banners and websites. In advertising, red is often used to evoke erotic feelings (red lips, red nails, red-light districts, 'Lady in Red', etc). Red is widely used to indicate danger (high voltage signs, traffic lights). This color is also commonly associated with energy, so you can use it when promoting energy drinks, games, cars, items related to sports and high physical activity.
represents joy, sexuality, passion, sensitivity, and love.
signifies romance, love, and friendship. It denotes feminine qualities and passiveness.
is associated with vigor, willpower, rage, anger, leadership, courage, longing, malice, and wrath.
suggests stability and denotes masculine qualities.
is associated with harvest and fall.
* Nifty eh?
Go Red Team!