Color has always been closely linked with emotions. And as a designer, part of my job is to think about that link and use color to emphasize and show a connection between things.
The daytime high temperatures have lingered in single digits in Chicago recently, and everything is covered with a fresh dusting of snow and looks a lifeless whiteish grey color. This is the time of year that people get really down about the weather. We brave the cold on our way to and from shelter with watery eyes and chapped cheeks.
So to help ward off any seasonal affective disorder, I’m offering a little chromatherapy for those of us still in the throes of winter. Here’s a dose of warm vibrant orange to fight off the doldrums – in the form of gerbera daisies. Hang in there, it’ll all get better soon.