Daily Archives: 17 June 2014

Colors in Culture

There are about 16,500 people groups around the world each with it’s own culture or subculture defining and describing it’s members in unique ways.  One such way that cultures differ around the world is how they attach meanings to colors.

Did you know that the color Black represents death in North America but more often represents celebration in Asia?

Did you know that success is Green in Africa but Red in Japan?

Check out the infographic below to find out more about color in different cultures around the world.

Colors in Culture by David McCandless and AlwaysWithHonor.com

This infographic was designed by AlwaysWithHonor.com and David McCandless.  It is used under the license: CC BY-NC-3.0.

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In the comments below, what surprised you most from the Colors in Culture infographic?