Red for Bars
Warm, enticing, stimulating and inspires thirst and conversation, what could be a better colour for bars. Red. Bars where we gather to meet friends, have a drink, laugh and share stories. They become a center of a neighborhood, center of a small town, and hold a village together.
They become a fashionable and trendy place where everyone has to meet and be seen and become part of a scene.
Having had a hand in designing bars, many elements go into it, the material of the bar, the lights, very important, but the colour has a psychological effect and that is why red is so frequent a colour in bars. It stimulates conversation, it is warm and make a place feel cosy.
These are paintings by Emma Rubens painted of a bar in Mexico.
An interior designer with a passion for light, colour, patterns and textures bringing them all together to make a beautiful space, Kelly wants to share with you her love of light and colour and all parts of helping people bring beauty to their lives. She authors the blog Light Color Design and you can follow her on Twitter @kellyfannon. Read more posts by Kelly Fannon.
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