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Source: Colours In Cultures via Information Is Beautiful.

Colours in Cultures

From the announcement:

What colour is happiness in China? Or good luck in Africa? Or anger in Eastern Europe? Are any colour meanings universal across cultures and continents?

A visualisation of the meanings of different colours in different cultures by David McCandless and AlwaysWithHonor.com.

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Source: What the Color of the Vehicle You Drive Says About You – Sensational Color.

An interesting application of Color Psychology and Symbolism. Could be quite useful to show a character’s personality in a subtle way.

Remember the Silver Volvo that Edward drives in Twilight or the Yellow Porsche in New Moon? Now lookup those colors in the list below.

There is no question that the vehicle you drive is an extension of your personality — an unspoken but clear message to the rest of the world.

Red

Vibrant Red: Sexy, speedy, high-energy, dynamic.

Burgundy or Blue-red: you give a similar message, but it’s far less obvious.

Orange
Fun-loving, talkative, fickle, trendy.

Yellow
Sunshine Yellow: Sunny disposition, joyful, young-at-heart.

Yellow -Gold: Intelligent, warm, loves comfort and will pay for it.

Green
Dark Green: Traditional, trustworthy, well balance.

Bright Yellow-Green: Trendy, whimsical, lively.

Blue
Dark Blue: Credible, confident, dependable.

Light or Mid-Blue: Cool, calm, faithful, quiet.

Purple
Creative, individualistic, original.

Gray / Silver
Elegant, loves futuristic looks, cool.

White
Fastidious.

Black

Empowered, not easily manipulated, loves elegance, appreciates classics.

Brown
Down-to-earth, no nonsense.

Taupe or Tan
Timeless, basic, simple tastes.

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