door colour

Impact of door colours on mood and ambience

We love coloured door here at Secure House! From traditional black or white to something more ‘out there’ such as vibrant yellow or baby blue, door colour is totally personal to each client but is always great fun when it comes to choosing.

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The impact of door colours on mood and ambiance is subjective and can vary based on personal preferences, cultural influences, and individual associations with specific colours. However, certain colour psychology principles and cultural connotations can provide some general insights into how door colours might affect mood and ambiance.

Red – energetic and bold

Red is often associated with energy, passion, and boldness. A red door can create a sense of warmth and excitement. It can also be a powerful focal point, drawing attention to the entrance.

Blue – calm and serene

Blue is known for its calming effects, making it a good choice for creating a serene and relaxing atmosphere. Choose darker shades of blue if you want to convey a sense of trust and stability in your home.

Green – harmony and nature

Green is often associated with nature, growth, and harmony. A green door can help to create a refreshing and calming ambiance. Lighter greens may evoke a sense of balance and renewal.

Yellow – cheerful and inviting

Yellow is associated with happiness and positivity, making it a welcoming colour for doors. If you’re an optimistic, glass-is-half-full sort of person a yellow door can definitely evoke a sense of optimism and energy.

Black – sophistication and elegance

Black doors are far and away the most popular colour for our clients and it’s easy to see why. Black doors are often associated with sophistication and a sense of classic elegance. At the same time, the colour black can create a dramatic contrast, especially when paired with lighter surrounding colours such as grey, blue or cream.

White – clean and timeless

White doors are a close second in the door colour popularity stakes. White doors can create a clean and timeless look, providing a sense of simplicity and purity. Highly versatile white doors can easily complement various styles and colour schemes – they basically go with everything which makes them a great choice for people who love colour elsewhere in their home.

Brown/Wood Tones – warm and earthy

Brown or wood-toned doors can create a warm and earthy ambiance. When it comes to linking with your surroundings, wooden doors are great for evoking a home’s connection with nature.

Purple – royalty and luxury

Purple has historically been associated with royalty and luxury, creating a sense of opulence. In comparison, lighter shades of purple may be linked to creativity and imagination.

It’s essential to consider the overall colour scheme of the exterior and interior of the space when choosing door colours. Additionally, personal preferences, cultural influences, and the surrounding environment can all play a role in how individuals perceive and react to specific door colours.

If you’d like to find out more about the wide variety of door colours we are able to offer, as well as our bespoke colour matching service, please don’t hesitate to contact any of the Secure House team on 0207 859 4207 [email protected]