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What is a warm color?


Color - Warm Colors

Warm colors have the look of fire and sunshine.

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Question: What is a warm color?

Answer: The colors of red, orange, and yellow are considered warm colors because they are the colors of fire. These hues are also said to advance, meaning they appear to come forward, making the walls feel closer. Thus, they can actually make a room feel cozy when used in decorating.

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