Various cultures have different meaning for the same colors. In India the blue color is related to Krishna which is the positive thought, green is related with Islam, red for purity which is the wedding color and bRow_connotationn for mourning. In many Asian cultural the yellow color is the imperial color with more cultural relation with purple in the west.

In china the red is the symbol of celebration, properity and fortune. White is the symbolic representation of mourning and death, green symbolizes a man's wife is cheating on him. Many of the European countries the color meaning is largely associated with the political parties when compared to U.S. In other countries black is synonymous to conversation, red with socialism, bRow_connotationn with Nazis. It is believed that blue is the universal color which has both positive and negative cultural association in many cultural.

Western cultures have common cultural connotations attached with it and particularly in United States. Here are some common connotations





Passion, strength, energy, fire, love, sex, excitement, speed, heat, leadership, masculinity, power

Danger, fire, blood, war, anger, revolution, radicalism, aggression, stop


Seas, skies, stability, peace, unity, harmony, tranquility, calmness, coolness, confidence, water, ice, loyalty, conservatism, dependability, cleanliness, technology, winter

Depression, coldness, obscenity, conservatism, technology, ice, winter


Nature, spring, fertility, youth, environment, wealth, money (US), good luck, vigor, generosity, go, grass

Inexperience, envy, misfortune, jealousy, money, illness, greed


Sunlight, joy, happiness, optimism, idealism, wealth (gold), summer, hope, air

Cowardice, illness (quarantine), hazards, dishonesty, avarice


Elegance, sensuality, spirituality, creativity, wealth, royalty, nobility, ceremony, mystery, wisdom, enlightenment

Cruelty, arrogance, mourning, profanity, exaggeration, confusion


Energy, balance, heat, fire, enthusiasm, flamboyance, playfulness

Warning, danger, fire


Reverence, purity, snow, peace, innocence, cleanliness, simplicity, security, humility, marriage, sterility, winter

Coldness, sterility, clinical, surrender, cowardice, fearfulness, winter


Power, sophistication, formality, elegance, wealth, mystery, style

Evil, death, fear, anonymity, anger, sadness, remorse, mourning, unhappiness, mystery