The Psychology of Colors: How can an office interior color motivate your employees?

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The office workplace color is thoroughly underestimated which has a huge effect on granting the feeling, moods and sensations that inspire the workforce.

The first thing we noticed in any office interior is their use of stock colors – commonly all the offices have greys, black and whites. All this colors are uninspiring, bland and minimalistic.

In office point of view these colors make an office look sleek, professional and modern, but the truth is these colors are uninspiring, bland and minimalistic.

Imagine you go to work every day and you have one cubicle, one kitchen area, and one bathroom area all of them are gray. Top studies suggest that greys, in particular, are viewed as dull, boring by employees; a feeling that can impact on their productivity.

So what can office management do about this? How you will ensure that your business creates the right office interior designs that keep your employees motivated?

The Psychology of Colors:

“Colors are a powerful asset to an office as they have the ability to increase employee passion and their performance levels.”

Look around your office interior and see if you can make any changes in interior color that make your workplace more pleasing. We, Trust Base Interior Decoration, are specialized on designing your space with proper color theme to motivate your employees which has a direct and positive effect on your business.  For your inquiry, kindly please contact us on +971 4 457 2304 or

The trick here is:  Learn how to use colors correctly and ensure you find the right balance in your workplace ( i.e office, showroom, salon, …) interior design.

Take a look at some color facts:

Red – is known to stimulate and raise heart rates, and is often associated with energy, passion and motivation.

Blue – can decrease the blood pressure, ease the stress and has also been linked to feel calm, trust and power.

Green – can be soothing, restful, and natural whilst instilling a sense of balance.

Yellow – fresh, cheerful and warm, it is said to inspire optimism and energy.

Purple – normally considered as a Royal color, purple is creative, luxurious and gives a sense of mystery.

Vibrant colors – can invigorate and inspire.

Pastel colors – can increase the calming effect and concentration.

Every color inspire the same kind of reaction to the human mind, but it will depends upon the type of business.  Find the common color theme that inspire productivity and motivation in workplace, you can test the different color themes on your workplace and see how employees react on it.

Do you have any thoughts on the psychology of colors in a workplace?

What colors do you see in your office? What color should you make your office? Please share your thoughts on comment section below.

Meantime please take a look at our office interior works to see how we used color themes for our clients workplace here –


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