Orange is the color of the tasty citrus fruit. It is a secondary color and the result of mixing red and yellow in equal portions. There are many variations of orange depending on the proportions of the two primary colors and its shade, tint, and tone can be adjusted with the addition of white and/or black.
Orange is a fresh, youthful, and creative color. It has the warmth of red and the optimism of yellow, and it communicates activity and energy and encourages socialization. Orange looks and feels fresh and healthy and can even stimulate appetite. And because it is very easy to see it is used to catch attention and signal safety.
Orange looks good with nearby colors, such as red and yellow and it teams well with its complementary color blue, as well as violet.