Matthew Kosinski | December 2016 | Ready to design a logo for your startup? Make sure you spend some time carefully thinking about the color scheme.
As it turns out, the colors of a company logo are about more than aesthetic preferences – they provoke emotional and psychological responses in people. It’s in your best interest, then, to choose a color scheme wisely.
For example, the auto industry seems to gravitate toward silver, which messages quality and luxury. Meanwhile, fashion brands go with black, which suggests sophistication. Pharmaceutical companies like blue because it is associated with “cleanliness and health.”
Check out the full graphic below. Maybe it will help you decide on a color scheme for your own brand: