Welcome to Color Matters

    Color plays a vitally important role in the world in which we live. Color can sway thinking, change actions, and cause reactions. It can irritate or soothe your eyes, raise your blood pressure or suppress your appetite. When used in the right ways, color can even save on energy consumption.

    As a powerful form of communication, color is irreplaceable. Red means "stop" and green means "go." Traffic lights send this universal message. Likewise, the colors used for a product, web site, business card, or logo cause powerful reactions. Color Matters!

    The Global Color  Survey

    What color makes you happy? What's your favorite color? Tell us what you think about color. After you take the Global Color Survey, you'll get the results from 130,000 from all over the world. 

    NEWPsychology of Color Symbolism - an online course from Color Matters

    Do you want to use color to its fullest potential? If you need the most comprehensive and objective information about color symbolism, this course is for you. Learning color has never been easier!  Take it at your own pace.  You'll learn the key fundamentals of the messages and meanings of colors in The Psychology of Color Symbolism. 16 videos and dozens of downloadable resources from Jill Morton, the author of Color Matters. 


    What Is the Color of Insanity?
     It's complicated — but here are some things to ponder


    Color Branding: Yahoo and Google
    People see color before they absorb anything else.

    Many of the most recognizable brands in the world rely on color as a key factor in their instant recognition. Find out more about why color matters in our new article: Color & Branding


    Does John Deere own green? Does Barbie own pink? What are the legal rights to colors?

    Can you "own" the colors of your brand? Does John Deere own green? Does Barbie own pink? Does Tiffany own "Robin's Egg" blue? Find out what the TM and ® symbols mean: Color Branding & Trademark Rights


     Historical Color Matters - Architecture

    The colors of buildings provide unique insights into the culture and the materials available at that time in history. Here's an example of it: Historical Color Matters



    Explore the Meanings of Colors

    Is red the most extreme & powerful color on earth? How can yellow be the color of both happiness and caution today? Supposing the color blue was removed from the world, specifically the sea and sky ... what color would fill the void? Discover the unique meanings of colors.


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    Color Psychology in Medicine 
     An article by Jill Morton (Color Matters) at the Munsell website

    Video - Color Matters in Pakistan
    Color Matters Professor Jill Morton teaches color in Pakistan - February  2013. See how colorful these students are.

    Color Matters Workshops in Pakistan
    The symbolism of purple


    At the Color Matters Blog
    Shoes and Hues
    Louboutin's red-soled shoes and Nike's neon yellow-green Volt are making history.  Proof that color is a brand's DNA.



    Color Matters on Pinterest
    See what the author of Color Matters is pinning.

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