It shouldn’t be any secret that we at Curve Communications really love the color orange. The decision to use orange in our logo wasn’t just a thoughtless choice; we wanted to project our friendliness and confidence.
What about your logo? Are you sure you’re giving off the right message? Take a look at what emotions some major companies are sending out and see if your choice of color lines up with your brand strategy.
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What it means: excitement, bold, youthful
Examples: Coca-Cola, Red Bull, Disney
Red is definitely a wild, vivid color that is often associated with risk-taking, increased appetite, and passion. A perfect fit for a company that wants to set themselves apart.
What it means: friendly, confident, playful
Examples: Curve Communications, Fanta, Tangerine
We love using orange as our brand color because it captures the excitement and enthusiasm we feel about our business. Orange also helps convey warmth and confidence in the brand.
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What it means: optimism, clarity, warmth
Examples: McDonalds, Hertz, Best Buy
Yellow is a very calm color that emphasizes warmth and cheerfulness even more than orange does. In the case of McDonalds, yellow does a great job of portraying the friendliness and accessibility of the brand.
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What it means: environmental consciousness, growth, health
Examples: Whole Foods, Starbucks, The Body Shop
Green is a very powerful color in the business world. Every business wants to portray themselves as being “green,” and having the right colored logo can go a long way to help make that distinction.
Image Source: Facebook
What it means: trust, strength, dependable
Examples: Facebook, Visa, JP Morgan
Blue is a very popular color for financial institutions, banks, and anything else that requires a higher degree of trust.
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What it means: creative, wise, imaginative
Examples: Yahoo, Hallmark, Wonka
Purple used to be a color of royalty or authority back in older times, nowadays, it can be used to emphasize wisdom or creativity.