The Use of Color in Healthcare Settings Can Impact Mental Health

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in Behind the Design
The Use of Color in Healthcare Settings Can Impact Mental Health

 

Color is a fundamental element of design. Interior Designers are well schooled in the psychological effects of each color and combinations of color. Colors can put people in a certain state of mind. Some colors make us feel calm and relaxed while others cheer and excite. When we think about what colors are to be used in a design, many factors come into play. The room size, the amount of natural light and the rooms purpose are a few of the factors that effect our color choices.

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Color and Mental Health

The following chart illustrates the various ways different colors are believed to influence mental health.

 

 

 

 

 

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