Ask people anywhere in the world what their favourite colour is and the majority, both men and women, will say blue.
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And the world’s favourite colour is?

Drum roll, please… it’s blue!

Blue is symbolic of many positive feelings, from the trustworthiness of the police uniform to the comfort and dependability of denim jeans. In some cultures blue is sacred, while in others the colour stands for honest hard work. And for all of us, blue offers a purity and sense of stability that relates directly to the eternal beauty of the sea and the sky.

Blue used in the home not only helps to create a tranquil and harmonious surrounding but is also the ideal colour for small rooms that need brightening, as it tricks the eye into thinking surfaces are further away, making the space feel bigger. And the paler the blue, the greater the effect. No wonder it’s the most popular colour in the world…