Attributes: Red stimulates energy, increases enthusiasm, counters anxiety and encourages confidence.
Symbolism: In China, red is associated with good luck and fortune. In the Hindu culture, it symbolizes life, energy and creativity.
Design: Red heightens the senses and calls attentions to itself. Designers love it for the dining room.
Notable Hues: Cherokee Red is architect Frank Lloyd Wright's signature color. Vermillion, which is an orangy-red is a current designer favorite.