… Colour … Looking for meaning…

Red, blue, green, yellow, orange… What meaning do we give colours today ?


The hottest colour. Reds generally steer us towards dynamic and positive values: energylovepassion,power, etc. They are mystical or flamboyant, deep or vibrant, often heightened by a touch of “aubergine”, violet or fuchsia. It is also the colour of danger, a warningforbidden matters or revolution.

It is often used for products with a virile connotation: sports, automobiles, etc. Or for consumer products that are purchased on impulse.


The colour most appreciated worldwide. It is the colour of oceans and skies, of water, air and space, and incites us to travel and escape. Blues are often consensual and appeasing, do not shock and areeveryone’s choice.

Widely used for corporate visual identities, blues often represent banks, and the technological, IT and aeronautics areas. They provide a feeling of softness and trust. In the food and beverage industry, they are synonymous with refreshing and frozen goods.


The colour of harmony, hope and luck.

Today, greens are colours dedicated to new energieshealth and wellbeing. Widely used to symbolise ecology and eco-responsibility, they take us straight to nature and calmrest and appeasement


Cotting patch Ponant-Sunshine
Cotting patch Ponant-Sunshine
Cotting patch Esprit-Citrine
Cotting patch Esprit-Citrine

This is the colour of energy and action. Orange is stimulatingwelcoming and reassuring at the same time. It symbolises joyvitalitygood health and optimism.


Widely used in the areas of sports, keeping in shape or fitness, it suggests creativity. We also find it in the area of sales and mobility.


C’est la couleur de l’énergie et de l’action. L’orange est à la fois stimulantaccueillant et rassurant. Il symbolise aussi la joie, la vitalité, la bonne santé et l’optimisme.

Très utilisé dans les domaines du sport, de la remise en forme et du fitness, il suggère la créativité. On le retrouve également pour représenter le domaine de la vente et de la mobilité.

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