To know if a color is warm or cold, the temperature of the color and the thermal and psychological sensation that it generates in human beings are taken into account.
Warm colors are those that transmit a heat effect, generally yellows, oranges, reds, browns and golds are classified as warm colors, the more red a color has in its composition, the warmer it will be.
Warm colors are related to fire and passion, they are also associated with sunsets and nature in the fall.
The impression that warm colors convey depends on the tonality, commonly associated with a thermal sensation of heat, they can convey warmth, closeness, vitality, enthusiasm, dynamism and joy.
They are the ones that transmit a thermal sensation of very low temperature. According to color psychology, they are the tones that range from blue to green and purple, that is, the more blue a color has in its composition, the colder it will be.
Cold colors are related to winter, night, the sea and cold. This depends on the tonality, cold colors convey a sense of tranquility, calm, and professionalism. In sectors such as architecture or decoration, they are used to give a feeling of more space, distance and extension.
Difference Between Warm and Cool Colors
|warm colors||Cold colors|
|Definition||They are the ones that convey a sensation of high temperature.||They are the ones that convey a sensation of low temperature.|
|Related concepts||· Love.
|sensation they convey||· Warmth.