Purple

Royal and creative

Purple is the colour of royalty and spirituality. It’s the bridge between warm red and cool blue. Purple is the third favourite colour after blue and green.

 

Positive

  • Purple is associated with royalty, wealth, or prosperity. Kings, queens and emperors have worn purple for many centuries.
  • Purple is a rare colour in nature. It’s associated with lavender, orchids, and lilacs.
  • Purple is different. It’s the colour of individuality and attracts people who like to consider themselves different from the common herd.
  • Purple denotes stability and balance. It calms down the mind and nerves.
  • Purple offers a sense of spirituality and mystery. It’s the colour of good judgment.
  • Purple is the colour of trendy, powerful and sophisticated young women.
  • Purple is associated with nostalgia.

Negative

  • Too much purple can cause moodiness.
  • Purple is the colour of intrigue.
  • Dark purples are heavy and can evoke depressions.

Where to use

  • Purple is often used for visited links.
  • Purple can give a creative and individual look to your website.
  • Purple can be used for websites addressing creative people such as artists.
  • Light purple can be used to create a romantic and nostalgic feeling.

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