Purple is also an offspring of red so it will also take with it some of the bolder, stimulating qualities. But like green it is a mix of a warm and cool and can create a sense of balance when used in the right tone. Many use purple to make a unique statement and it offers so many opportunities with its hues to do so. Purple can be calming, endorse creativity, and also uplifting.
Knowing the qualities of each color is one thing but knowing how to use them in an interior space with other elements is another. There are many factors that go into play to make the most of each color, undertones being a big one. Colors have understated characteristics that are hard to see with the untrained eye. Have you ever painted your room a color you thought you loved, but once you finished the color looked off? That is probably because that color’s undertone did not work with the rest of your space. The color you see at first such as white, gray, blue, etc. is called the mass tone. The undertone comes out when the color is mixed with other colors. Undertones can make what you thought was the perfect gray look very much like lavender when it comes in to play in your space. They are very tricky and can easily ruin a color scheme.
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Sources used for Research:
CBS News’: “The Psychology of Design and Color”