Managers of companies know from experience, that the key component of successful business activity is employees, which help the company grow, develop and improve. A well-thought-out interior design allows to increase productivity, but also to provide ergonomic and motivating working conditions. Thus, it is not surprising in contemporary companies special attention is paid to these! However, when the sea of possibilities is very wide, how to choose what is the most important thing to pay attention to and how not to make wrong interior decisions?
This time “Idėjų Parkas” advises, how do not get lost in the flow of information and offers to pay the most attention to the choice of colour palette that will dominate in your workspace.
While the tendency to certain colours and their shades are decisive for many external factors (cultural and life experience factors), there are some common rules that allow you to manipulate colours and use them to convey certain messages. Human psychology is complicated but the magic of colours works and you can use it to create an extremely comfortable working environment!
•Light colours in the environment – helps concentrate and perform important tasks.
•Blue – soothes and cools. This colour helps control thoughts, generate creative ideas.
•Pink – Reduces irritation, aggression, loneliness, frustration, and burden.
• Red – strengthens feelings that are related with strength and energy. Promotes vitality, ambitions, and holds the attention.
•Yellow – helps stay alert, think clearly, and make decisions. This is the colour which symbolizes optimism, happiness and intellect.
•Orange –warms and reveals emotions, enhances self-confidence, enthusiasm.
•Green – symbolizes nature, naturalness, harmony, safety.
•Black – this colour is associated with elegancy, formality, secrecy. It contrasts extremely well with bright colours.
In the workplace you should:
• use colors strategically by promoting the desired behavior and feelings based on psychology rather than personal attitudes.
• Use different colours in different work environments – pay attention to the purpose of the space.
• Choose bright shades – it enlarges the space visually and provides more natural light to the room.
•Match colours with each other. It is optimal to have 2-3 different dominating colours or shades in the space.
It is important to remember about the tone and saturation of the chosen color. Often, similar colours who have different shades broadcast different emotions so you need to pay attention to it. Where colour once was just a stylistic choice, it is now used as means, which allows employees to understand the company better and help understand for whom and why they work.