Color is inherent to our lives – nature, food, other living species, our own exquisite shades of skin – we are surrounded by color, it defines us. Naturally, color is also a strong part of cultures, with human using colors to symbolize emotions, events, and rites.
What’s fascinating, however, is to see the variety of meanings that humans give to color, sometimes diametrically opposite in different cultures. White signifies peace, purity and the wedding gown. But, in some cultures, it is the color of mourning! See the many shades of meanings in this infographic.
Which Colours Mean Wildly Different Things In Other Cultures?
Infographic by – SilverDoor