Colors and Productivity 2017: How to Improve Your Business with Commercial Painting Services
In order to initiate a positive change in the workplace, transform a boring, dull and uninspiring workplace into an inspiring, motivating and pleasant environment by hiring the services of a commercial painting contractor. So how can you persuade you boss to approve your suggestion? Your boss may think that the current working environment is still stimulating for creativity and productivity, but enlightening your boss about the real picture and description of your workplace will enlighten his mind, letting him realize the inadequate lighting and bland walls can negatively impact an employee’s engagement, morale and productivity. Surely, your suggestion will be considered and appreciated because changing the colors or decorating style may actually allow an engaged and relaxed working environment rather than feeling tired or bored.
The psychology of color or chromatology has long been used by companies for years to improve the reactions and moods of their employees and customers, and in return improving their business goals. Depending on the nature of your business, choosing different colors helps in achieving different things, and selecting the right color combination in the workplace promotes productivity, improving customer experience and thereby supporting and increasing sales. There is one study showing the impact of colors on marketing, and the result shows that ninety percent of snap judgements highly depend on the products’ packaging and branding. So, how do you know which color is best for your product or business? Among the other colors, red appears to be the closest color to the viewers with different products displayed on a stand as it stands out and can grab a customer’s attention easily. There are physical effects of color red such as increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, increased appetite, and giving an illusion that time is passing quickly than it is. Use red to highlight a particular message like a “call to action” button, so it is noticed first as appears closer to the viewer.
Color blue stimulates the mind, with strong blues giving a clear thought and soft blues aiding in concentration and with calming effect. There are studies that show a significant effect of blue painted rooms to the study capabilities of students as well as increasing production line productivity among factories and other manufacturing industries. Color blue is commonly associated with feelings of dependability and trust, slowing heart rate and decreasing appetite. Color yellow is often associated with fun, confidence, happiness, and optimism, which can improve your employees’ creativity and can give your customer a warm feeling about your product. Green painted rooms make your employees feel more comfortable, as well as it gives an image of environmental consciousness, wealth and enviable, and it is often associated with new life and nature.