Nature knows what it is doing, so we can’t question the bees’ choice to use yellow and black stripes as their colors. It was also skillfully used by John Hertz – the creator of New York Yellow Cabs. This color contrast made the cabs more visible, consequently reducing the number of collisions with their environment.

In 1998, Apple corporation, while introducing equipment in bright, citrus colors, wanted to highlight the freshness and affordability of technology. Their competitors quickly began to imitate the trend, so the originators returned to metallic and black enclosures, indicating the prestige instead.

Yellow is associated with youth, energy and optimism. In this context, it may seem quite surprising that - according to studies of color preferences - it is one of the least liked color. The reason for that is probably its intensity which, while overused can be defocusing.

Right arrangement of the interior, using yellow, can be challenging, but the thoughtful use of it allows you to get a very unique effect. In places designed for long-term work, it is better to use more subtle shades. They positively affect cognitive abilities, stimulate memory and concentration. Some say they also support the accuracy of decisions.

More juicy variants of yellow, it can be a good experiment in less formal rooms; everywhere you look for positive energy, exchange of ideas and communication during short and intensive meetings. Yellow accents foster intellectual effort and stimulate curiosity, so they will work well in conference and training rooms. Such an environment can be beneficial for people in bad mood.

Yellow looks especially well in combination with black, white or violet. It interacts great with blue and green. The marriage of yellow and orange is very energetic while mixing with gray has a calming effect.