Colors and Productivity: Improving the Workplace with Commercial Painting Services
You landed on this page because you are wanting a big change, you want to initiate a positive change in the workplace, transforming a boring, dull and uninspiring workplace into an inspiring, motivating and pleasant environment, and this can be done by hiring the services of a commercial painting contractor. So how can you persuade you boss to approve your suggestion? Highlighting the negative consequences of your current work environment to your boss will definitely enlighten his mind such as inadequate lighting and bland walls that 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 a study showing that ninety percent of snap judgments depend on the product’s packaging and branding, thus there is really a huge impact of colors in marketing. But, how will you decide on choosing the best color for your product or business? Red will appear to be the closest color to the viewer when a product is displayed with other colors 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.
Use color blue to stimulate the mind, strong blues giving a clear thought and soft blues helping in concentration and it also have 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. Blue is 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. Using green in your packaging provides an image of environmental consciousness, wealth and enviable.