Try this. Notice the colors around you.
Challenge yourself to notice the colors you interact with in your daily life. Color is linked with psychological and cultural effects. Red colored pills work better as depressants depending on the culture. Maybe patients expect red pills to be better and that changes the placebo effect. Colors influences our moods. My voice mail message asks people to leave their name, number and favorite color. I often forget this until I hear an unexpected “My favorite color is orange!” At the end of an professional message
Have you tried paying more attention to color? Did notice anything interesting?
Brian E. Young is a graphic designer and artist in Baltimore, MD.