Red has a range of symbolic meanings through many different cultures, including life, health, vigor, war, courage, anger, love and religious fervor. The common thread is that all these require passion.
The spiritual representation of red is power, energy, vitality, dominance, action, assertion, creation, survival and passion. When a spiritual sign appears in your life that is red, it usually represents that you are ready to take action on a new goal or project that you have been putting off.
People tend to associate red with negative, danger-bearing emotions. This could be because it is the color of fire, blood, and sometimes of poisonous or dangerous animals.
Red makes you feel passionate and energized. Red is the warmest and most dynamic of the colors—it triggers opposing emotions. It is often associated with passion and love as well as anger and danger.
Red attracts the most attention and is associated with strong emotions, such as love, passion, and anger. It's the universal color to signify strength, power, courage, and danger. Red is vibrant, stimulating and exciting with a strong link to sexuality and increased appetites.
People who have lots of Red in their behaviour are task-oriented extroverts and they enjoy challenges. They make quick decisions and are often comfortable taking the lead and taking risks. A common perception is that Reds are natural leaders.
Color can be used to convey allot of information but in particularly when it comes to telling who is good and who is evil. The most common color to use when displaying good and evil is blue for good and red for evil.
The opposite of the color red is green. Red and green are colors that appear opposite of each other on the color wheel.
This is a phenomenon known as after imaging, in which your eye's photoreceptors (rods and cones) become used to overstimulation in staring at colors, and then lose sensitivity. As you stare at bright colors for a long period of time, your cones become fatigued and the supply of photo pigments become exhausted.
If you stare at a red object and immediately look at a white area afterward, you will see an afterimage that is the same size and shape, but it is blue-green, or cyan, in color.
Modern color theory uses either the RGB additive color model or the CMY subtractive color model, and in these, the complementary pairs are red–cyan, green–magenta, and blue–yellow.
Here are some of our favorite two-color combinations.
Green and red are a classic combo. This mixture of colors is loved by many people. You just have to choose the right shade from each and style them together nicely. This outfit above is a really good example of red and green tones that go well together.
Sage is a grey-green resembling that of dried sage leaves. As a quaternary color, it is an equal mix of the tertiary colors citron and slate.
Red and purple is a rare combination in interior design, even when it feels like everything has been “done” before. This combo will still turn some heads. So if you're bored with color and want to try mixing unusual tones, red and purple may give you that extra edge.
drab dark brown
Pantone 448 C is a colour in the Pantone colour system. Described as a "drab dark brown" and informally dubbed the "ugliest colour in the world", it was selected in 2012 as the colour for plain tobacco and cigarette packaging in Australia, after market researchers determined that it was the least attractive colour.
That's because, even though those colors exist, you've probably never seen them. Red-green and yellow-blue are the so-called "forbidden colors." Composed of pairs of hues whose light frequencies automatically cancel each other out in the human eye, they're supposed to be impossible to see simultaneously.