The color black has a special full-spectrum status when it comes to the feelings it reflects. It is associated with evil, death, pain, grief, mystery, desolation, heaviness, depression, rebellion, and fear. Black is the absence of color and can evoke strong emotions. It is a formal, elegant, and prestigious color that symbolizes strength, seriousness, power, and authority.
It is also indicative of the eternal struggle between day and night, good and evil. Black is often used to convey certainty and authority. It can be intimidating as it hides rather than illuminates. People who like black may be conventional, conservative, and severe but they may think of themselves as refined and dignified. In the fashion world, black is synonymous with class and style. In marketing efforts, black can be used strategically to make audiences perceive you in a certain way.
It is mainly used to promote technological products and services, expensive items or rebellious ideas. Black bears are found only in North America and are the smallest of the three North American species. Black widow spiders produce the strongest silk of any spider species and the bright red hourglass in the spider's abdomen warns birds and other predators of its powerful venom. Men in Black; Will Smith, and Johnny Cash “The Man in Black” also have titles tracks associated with them. Although black isn't meant to intimidate, its dark essence doesn't inspire much positivity. Too much black can be overwhelming and cause deep sadness and anguish.
Most people avoid this sinister shadow for fear that its presence will rob them of their happiness. By using colors for your marketing efforts you can help your audience perceive you the way you want them to perceive you. The color black has a profound effect on the psyche and evokes images of death, misfortunes, and evil spirits.