Blue is one of the colors of the rainbow that people can see. It’s nature’s color for water and sky but is rarely found in fruits and vegetables. Today, blue is embraced as the color of heaven and authority, denim jeans, and corporate logos.
Blue is sharply refracted by the eyes. This causes the lens to flatten and to push the blue image back. We perceive that blue areas are receding and smaller.
Here are some Facts About Nature’s Color Blue.
- In ancient Rome, blue was worn by the public servants, which marked the beginning of the idea for today’s police uniforms.
2. The color blue is the least common one amongst the food we eat. Actually, blue is said to suppress your appetite, so perhaps avoid using it when marketing food or cooking.
3. Dark Blue has been used greatly in logo development of conservative or traditional companies. Consider IBM (even called Big Blue), Nestle, Royal Bank, Bell Telephone, etc. Even the term ‘blue-chip’ relates to stocks of high quality or value.
4. Blue is a color used to show coldness. It is also one of the colors your lips can turn if you are chilly.
5. Most blues convey a sense of trust, loyalty, cleanliness, and understanding. On the other hand, blue evolved as a symbol of depression in American culture.
7. A survey has shown blue to be the best-selling color in women’s sweaters because women think men like it.
8. Historically, blue was one of the most expensive pigments for painters. This meant that the color was only used for important subjects. As an example, in the Renaissance age, the Virgin Mary was the most important subject painted and most of the art from that time show her wearing blue.