Have you ever noticed that a large number of Hollywood movie posters have blue and orange as their two main colours? Blue for tranquility and orange for action and energy.
It’s the best combination of colours to lure people into the cinema, they reckon. Think that sounds far fetched, check this page out!
I’ll never be able to look at another movie poster again … but it does shows the power of colour in communication.
You might also be interested to read an article on an NZ Trade and Enterprise website that looks at how businesses can use colours to guide customers to action, especially on websites.