Red is a vibrant, stand-out color

Filled with emotion and highly visible, Red is a vibrant, stand-out color. Associated with danger, strength, power, and passion, it is an intense color used to instantly grab attention. Fire trucks, stop signs are painted red to stand out and be noticed quickly. Sale, Buy Now, and other impulse purchase verbiage are usually designed in red, bringing us to make a quick decision.

Red is used to denote courage in heraldry and is common in many national flags.

Red raises our blood pressure and increases emotion and can even raise metabolism. Red lips, red fingernails, and red shoes all connote sexuality and intense sexual feelings.

Some of my favorite shades of red are:

Benjamin Moore’s Strawberry red 2003-20 - a bright saturated red

Benjamin Moore’s Strawberry red 2003-20 – a bright saturated red

 

Benjamin Moore’s Persimmon 2088-40 a pink red

Benjamin Moore’s Persimmon 2088-40 a pink red

 

Benjamin Moore’s Watermelon red 2087-20 a blue red

Benjamin Moore’s Watermelon red 2087-20 a blue red

 

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