Posts Tagged 'color red in decorating'

Red Hot

February 4, 2009

“A room without red is like a woman without lipstick.” I heard this statement more times than I care to mention from a teacher I had in interior design school. Since I have quoted it here, obviously the statement made a lasting impression. The color red is associated with passion, love, blood, luck, fire, heat, anger and power. You cannot help but react to seeing the color red, which is why it is used so often in advertising, fast cars, stop signs and red ink. It is considered good luck to paint a front door red. Restaurants use the color …

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