Green to Blue Mood Board


Green is life.

Abundant in nature, green signifies growth, renewal, health, and environment. On the flip side, green is jealousy or envy (green-eyed monster) and inexperience.

Green is a restful colour with some of the same calming attributes of blue. Like blue, time moves faster in a green room.

Green is the national colour of Ireland and is strongly associated with that country. Green also has close associations with Islam. Because of all the green in nature the colour is reminiscent of Spring.

Coupled with red it’s a Christmas colour.

With both a warming and cooling effect, the colour green denotes balance, harmony, and stability. Use several shades of green for a fresh, Springtime feel.

Green with blue produces echoes of nature – water and forest and can denote new beginnings and growth. Tri-colour combinations of green with yellow and black or white are sporty, outdoorsy colours.

Purple with green can be high contrast, lively.

Lime green with orange and yellow is a fresh and fruity palette.

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Blue is calming.

It can be strong and steadfast or light and friendly. Almost everyone likes some shade of the colour blue.

” Combining the stable and calming aspects of blue with the mystical and spiritual qualities of purple, Blue Iris satisfies the need for reassurance in a complex world, while adding a hint of mystery and excitement.”

A natural colour, from the blue of the sky, blue is a universal colour. The cool, calming effect of blue makes time pass more quickly and it can help you sleep.

In many diverse cultures blue is significant in religious beliefs, brings peace, or is believed to keep the bad spirits away.

Blue conveys importance and confidence without being somber or sinister. Long considered a corporate colour, blue, especially darker blue, is associated with intelligence, stability, unity, and conservatism.

A deep royal blue or azure conveys richness and perhaps even a touch of superiority.

Although blue is a year-round colour, pastel blues, especially with pinks and pale yellows suggest Springtime while deep blue is a colder weather colour.

Create a conservative but sophisticated look with subtle contrast by combining light and dark shades of blue.