Colour is everywhere you look, whether it's a majestic sunrise, African sunset or a full moon at night. Colour is something that is instantly noticeable.
Anyone can notice the difference in our visual experience of watching a movie now versus twenty to thirty years ago - we can now watch in colour versus just black and white.
Colour is not just limited to movies; for example, I mentioned earlier that colour is everywhere. We are a web design agency, and as such one of our big focus areas is BRANDING. Colour plays a significant part in this as well. What colour you choose to use or not use says a lot about the type of brand you are and what kind of message you are conveying.
The right colour shows off your brand's personality.
According to Help Scout, Purchasing intent is greatly affected by colours due to their effect on how a brand is perceived; colours influence how customers view the "personality" of the brand in question.
According to the next web, colour (for web design) has three distinct aspects to it:
We are going to look at the vibrancy factor and how selecting the right colour can mean all the right things for your brand's look and feel
It would be impossible to go into all the colours and pick what they mean so we are going to go into some of the most popularly used colours and what they convey:
It's important to note that we are mentioning solid colours here and each of these colours will have varying shades to them. The list above is not exhaustive but an introduction to the power of colour and how it can affect your brand.
Colour has to be a vital component of any marketing campaign. What colour you choose will have a lasting impact on the type of customers you attract and the type of message you are conveying to the public.
Pathfind chose blue as it is calm and inviting, and that's how we always want to be portrayed. We aim to have a warm cup of coffee ready at our offices to welcome all new visitors and its essential that our brand conveys that for us.
If you are unsure if you have the right colours for your brand or need help selecting colours for your brand a making a Brand Style guide (CI) for your business, contact us and we would love to have you over for a coffee and assist you in any way we can.