Passion. Health. Life.
Pink and Red Moodboard and Color Palette

Book Stack | Burnout | Pink Paper + Legs | Pantone | Sweater | Women in Red

Most men and women find pink appealing. During my first year of teaching, I set up my classroom with this huge pink word-wall. It was one of the only colors that we had, and I wanted to test out this theory about color psychology, and funny enough, my students, who were mostly male, loved it!

I prefer pink with more of a bold, muted tone to it, less gender specific. Red and pink is a fun color pairing because you can make it bright and funky. I love the boldness of the two colors together; it tends to be feminine but also strong. When using red on the web, I’m always a little cautious because red represents warning or hesitation. Therefore, I try to use a reddish hue or tint.

From an editorial perspective, I love this pairing, but for everyday use, it’s simply not my style. I tend to prefer more subtle and gentler colors.

Pink Color Psychologycompassion, happiness, sweet, playful, and healthy

Red Color Psychologypassion, desire, strength, heat, energy

Other Projects You Might Like: Best Friends for Frosting + Capital Blonde

Originally published on November 6, 2015, I updated this post on December 1, 2016. 

red + pink
  • Meet Lindsay Humes

    Hi! I’m the designer and owner behind White Oak Creative. I partner with creative entrepreneurs, lifestyle publishers and content creators to design the best brand identity to grow their audience and brand. My blog is full of resources on Branding, WordPress, SEO, and more!

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    4 thoughts on “Passion. Health. Life.

    1. Corina Nika

      This must be my favourite colour combination ever!! It’s just so powerful and inspiring! I’m lucky enough to be working on a branding right now that allows me to use these two eek!


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