Color

Colors express emotions, just like flowers! Let us inspire you with all kinds of information about colors: what the mean, how you can combine them, and what is trending. Click on your favorite color to read more.

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Brown | Holex Flower
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Brown

Combine a lot of colors together, in the end it always ends brown. It’s a real nature color and has a beautiful color palette. Since prehistoric times brown has been…

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Blue | Holex Flower
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Blue

Blue, the color of the sky and the sea, is associated with calm and peace. It’s a color that stand for the mind, intelligence and common sense. Blue is seen…

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Lavender

Is the color named after the flower, or is it the other way around? According to the book ‘A dictionary of color’, from 1930, initially, the name Lavender only applied…

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Green

In Ancient Egypt, green was the color of God Osiris: the ruler of the underworld, rebirth, and regeneration. It was a favorite color, which was connected to the annual flooding…

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Pink Flowers | Color Inspiration | Holex Flower
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Pink

It’s funny how the name pink is derived from the pink flower Dianthus Plumarius. But that’s not all the floral related history of this color. In most European languages, the…

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Yellow Flowers | Holex Flower
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Yellow

Every direction of the compass has its own color, Yellow signifies the middle. Yellow also has strong historical and cultural associations. It is one of the three basic colors and…

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All about White - Holex Flower
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White

Already in ancient Egypt, the priestesses wore only white as a symbol of purity, white was connected with the vital goddess Isis. The old Roman citizens wore a white toga…

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Red | All about the color Red | Holex Flower
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Red

Red is a color with a lot of history! In China, the color red is famous for centuries, during the Chinese empire and in the Republic of China. From the…

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Silver

When the Phoenicians first came to what is now Spain, they obtained so much silver that they could not fit it all on their ships, and as a result used…

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Gold

Egyptians, Alchemists, and El Dorado The color of winners, the color of wealth: we are talking about gold. The history of gold is one with a long history. The oldest material…

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Orange

The name orange is originative from the Persian Narang (the Spanish Naranja), what means orange (like the fruit). In English, French, and Spanish we use the same name for the…

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