The meaning of Colors grey and black
June 24, 2008 9:38pm CST
Grey Feng Shui : Yin, Metal, dead, dull, indefinite Grey : security, reliability, intelligence, staid, modesty, dignity, maturity, solid, conservative, practical, old age, sadness, boring, practicality, professional, sophisticated, durability, quality, quiet, conservativeness, gloominess, sadness Black European : Funerals, death, mourning, rebellion, cool, restfulness China : Colour for young boys Thailand : Bad luck, unhappiness, evil Judaism : Unhappiness, bad luck, evil Australian Aboriginals : colour of the people, ceremonial ochre Feng Shui : Yin, Water, money, income, career success, emotional protection, power, stability, bruises, evil Black : protection, repelling negativity, binding, shapeshifting, power, sexuality, sophistication, formality, elegance, classy, wealth, power, mystery, fear, evil, anonymity, unhappiness, depth, style, evil, sadness, remorse, anger, underground, modern music, space, high quality, bad luck, formality, reservedness, dignity, elegance, secretiveness, fear of the unknown, night, emptiness, dirtiness, sophistication, strength of character, dramatic, authority, prestige, grief, anger, reliability, strong, classic, strength, anti-establishment, modernism, serious . Black is an excellent technical colour and it assist targetting a sophisticated high-end market or a youth market to add mystery. Over a large area, black can be depressing. Though black backgrounds can enhance perspective and depth, they diminish readibility of text. Useful for web sites for art and photography to help other colours to vibrate.
• United States
25 Jun 08
Hey, I also like your blue discussion. And once again black and grey are on my favorites list. It's cool how some parts of the world see it as a negative connotation. And others see it as a reliability. That's why I find simple things like this comforting. It allows everyone see a side of each nation.