A study by the University of Georgia and several experts tell us how we should use them in decoration.
1. GREEN, THE COLOR THAT MAKES US HAPPIEST
Green, yellow, blue, orange, red, and violet, in this order and according to the University of Georgia are the colors that make us feel happier. The green color is a symbol of new beginnings and wealth. Did you know that it brings happiness in love? Yes, green! It represents growth, security, and inspiration.
HOW TO APPLY GREEN IN DECORATION?
The University of Georgia in the United States wondered what color made us feel happier. And 96% chose green. The interior designer Lorna McAleer also included green in the list of the 5 colors that make us happier, applied to the decoration. It transmits calm and peace so you can take it home without any problem, as you want. You will not be saturated.
2. YELLOW, THE COLOR THAT MAKES US HAPPIER SECOND
According to the University of Georgia study, if we decorated the house in green and yellow we would be very happy. They are the two colors that head the ranking with 96 and 94%, respectively. It is one of the colors that transmit the most energy. It is associated with laughter, hope, and sunlight. It will make you feel optimistic!
YELLOW IN DECORATION IN SMALL DOSES
The yellow color is the most cheerful of the color wheel. It is warm, but also in decoration, it is necessary to apply it with measures not to saturate it. Use it in accessories and accessories such as cushions and plaids or vases. You can also dare with a yellow upholstered armchair or armchair. It will make you very happy!
3. BLUE THIS YEAR IS CLASSIC BLUE
The blue color is another one that makes us happier. It evokes feelings of calm and spirituality, as well as security and confidence. It also brings a feeling of relaxation. Doesn’t it seem perfect, knowing this, that the color of the year according to Pantone is a blue called Classic Blue? Blue sofa by Asunción Lahore, a coffee table designed by the decorator Natalia Gómez Angela ts.
BLUE TO SLEEP BETTER, EXCEPT CYAN
To combine blue in decoration you will not have problems because it goes well with infinity of shades. Pantone named this color as the official of optimism. According to some studies, this color makes us sleep more and better, but beware, according to biologists from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, specifically cyan is able to keep us awake. Use it in any room -except cyan in the bedroom- in more or less quantity.
4. ORANGE, A HAPPY COLOR THAT LIFTS YOUR SPIRITS
Orange is a color that will make you feel better when you notice something dull or unstable. It is not as overwhelming as red but it encourages and is vital. If you want to attract attention, dare with orange, another of the colors on the list of those that make us feel happier.
HARD SO IN SMALL DOSES
It is preferable that you apply the orange in decoration in small doses, due to its strength. Accessories of any kind, a painted wall, a patterned wallpaper in this color … and fill the house with happiness! Look at this cheerful room in which orange and red have been combined.
5. REDS THERE ARE MANY.
Yes, red is also on the list made by the University of Georgia of colors that make us feel happier. It is the warmest of all colors. It is associated with passion and love but it can also alter and alert us. Here the variety of the tone has a lot to say (if not look at this coral red used in the bedroom, so different from a wine red, Ferrari or burgundy). The red color also lifts the spirits.
COMBINE RED IN DECORATION
To reduce its weight, combine red with neutrals and light woods. Use it with cushions, some decorative accessory, or a wall. It will be a source of energy! Red will make you feel happier but use it in just the right amount. Curiosity: Anthropologists from the University of Durham in England did a study on athletes, those who wore red defeated more than those who wore blue.
6. PINK AND VIOLET, ALSO HAPPY COLORS
The Ultraviolet was the color of the year according to Pantone in 2018. But you can continue using it for how happy it will make you. According to Pantone, violet and purple are associated with creativity and wealth. At the same time, it serves to calm and relieve tension and nerves.
THIS IS HOW PINK AND VIOLET ARE COMBINED AT HOME
Pink is versatile. Soft tones like pastel pink or quartz, express delicacy, affection, kindness. The most intense tones are synonymous with energy and positivism. Violet and pink go very well with a neutral base that is brighter than in white or modern as in gray. The land also stands out with them. Add it to the decoration with paint on walls or some furniture and textiles.
7. WHITE, BRIGHT AND HAPPY
The color white ranks are seventh in the ranking of the colors that make us happiest, made by the University of Georgia. It is bright, serene, transmits peace, relaxes, is associated with cleaning.
WHITE, THE PERFECT WILD CARD IN DECORATION
In decoration, white is a nut that speaks volumes. It is perfect as a base for all styles and colors (this one goes with all). You can give it texture with woven fabrics or materials such as wood. Do you want to know when to paint white and when not?
Chemotherapy helps us day by day to be more animated, more positive, more relaxed … and we have already seen how colors can guide our well-being or feelings in a specific direction. According to the University of Georgia, this is the ranking of the colors that make us happiest:
1. Green: 96%
2. Yellow: 94%
3. Blue: 80%
4. Orange: 75%
5. Red: 64%
6. Violet: 64%
7. White: 61%
8. Black: 19%
9. Gray: 7%
Black and gray are the lowest in the list. It does not mean that in decoration you should not use them if you are guided by this scale, but that you should do it to a lesser extent and combined with the colors that make us feel happier: green and yellow.
In short: green is harmony, growth and freshness. Yellow stimulates mental activity and is lively. The blue is the color, stability and depth. It also represents loyalty, trust, wisdom, intelligence, and truth. The energy of orange represents success and life. The Red is associated with strength and determination as well as passion, a desire and love. The happy colors are the warm and the cold, each with a few nuances. In fact, simply looking at colors like red or pink causes our brains to release dopamine, the brain’s happy chemical. This improves our general mood.