Warm Color


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Warm Color

Colors related to red and yellow. Examples include pink and orange. Warm colors may be used in advertising and marketing to provoke feelings of vitality, sexuality and/or excitement.
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The main entry and waiting area use warm colors, natural materials--including wood framed windows at the reception desk--and create a comfortable, non-medical setting for a welcoming first impression.
Warm colors such as red or orange, while encouraging "increased alertness and outward orientation" can also make time seem to pass more slowly than cool colors, making it less than ideal for waiting rooms.
The Kinnelon store features freestanding wooden floor fixtures, specialty lighting and an overall deeply toned warm color palette found on walls, ceiling and flooring treatments.
Warm colors are associated with sun, fire, and autumn leaves: red, orange, yellow, brown, and tan.
A hint of warm color suff used the reflexed scales, and something dignified and good characterized the upward-reaching leaves.
99) by Melinda Rumbaugh, a gentle board book about the love shared between a rabbit family, featuring warm color illustrations and a button to press for music.
To welcome the new season, rich textures and warm color palettes have arrived at each of Tanger's brand-name stores.
The warm color pictures and positive message of responsibility make Like Me an endearing book for young readers.
Just Right for Two is a gentle, kindly story brought to life with warm color illustrations.
Point out to students how Ivanov predominantly used a warm color palette (yellows, browns, oranges, reds) to depict the afternoon sunlight.
The latest fix is the exterior paint: We chose a warm color called Pebble Clay to cover what I'd call Prison Gray.
A deep warm color underfoot can pull a room together and give it a cozy feel, while a pale pastel can open the same room up with a cool touch.