A joyous colour, orange brings emotional release and is known to alleviate feelings of self-pity and low self-esteem.
Pink is emotionally soothing and calming, a colour that evokes a feeling of gentle warmth and nurturing.
Purple has a powerful effect on the psyche and colour therapists turn to this royal hue to help patients combat anxiety.
A powerful energiser and stimulant, red is an uplifting, highly emotive colour.
Yellow is a truly uplifting colour, associated with the expression of thoughts and stimulation of the intellect.
Blue is a cool, calming colour that inspires mental control, clarity and creativity.
When you express yourself with colour, the possibilities are endless. Plascons Palette of 2012 is inspired by the different ways that we bring colour into our lives, and different influences that we draw on to do so.
Colour transforms and inspires. It creates balance where there is uncertainty.
Informed by the latest trends in design, fashion and technology, this years Plascon Colour Forecast Colour Nation reveals four key colour themes to keep an eye out for in 2014.
For 2015s Forecast, Plascon partnered with Global Colour Research, the colour experts behind MIX magazine a global thought leader in colour and design trends.