Shades of blue have many different connotations
deep blues remind people of the sea and pale
blues are associated with a new born baby boy.
However I think that a blue which is neutral
I do love the fresh colours and many pale would work perfectly for my magazine, I believe
colours I don’t believe that these would it isn’t always a male dominated colour and
be appropriate for my magazine as they would catch the eye of many potential students.
can be seen as cold colours as well as very Also blue is often associated with the cold and as
wishy washy. By using pale colours such my magazine is hopefully to be published in the
as pastel colours doesn’t give you a lot of winter then this would work perfectly within the
freedom with co-ordinating text colours current season.
Pinks and purples are very eye
catching and warm but again
have the connotations of a genre
of magazine which I am not
trying to promote. These colours
are very feminine and would
Although I believe that colours such as give the look of a young girl’s
greens and browns are very fresh magazine, and by using hot pinks
especially the lighter shades, it defiantly this would make my magazine
does have the connotations of either a look extremely tacky.
home or gardening magazine not a Reds, oranges and yellows are very deep
student magazine. Therefore I believe and rich colours. I believe that these
that this colour range of earthy colours is colours have the connotations of
not suitable for my magazine. flirtatious and sexy again not appropriate
for my student magazine. Also I do think
that these colours are either used for
holiday magazines or even Christmas