Colour Stories

Your home is a canvas waiting to be filled with colour. Get inspired with Soak&Sleep's #shadesofsleep campaign.


The colour “pink” has many positive connotations attached to it, it’s a powerful colour which is believed to physically affect our being. It is thought to evoke feelings of tranquillity, nurture, warmth, femininity, love, sexuality and survival.


Although Black is considered to be associated with eccentricity and drama, it is a colour which is great to use in moderation. It can signify clarity and sophistication which is great for use in a variety of rooms in your home.


Brown has a positive association with warmth, nature, earthiness, reliability and support, whilst orange also has positive connotations of warmth, security, sensuality and fun. Yellow tones are found to promote optimism, confidence, friendliness and creativity.


Grey has psychological neutrality and can be the perfect shade to build other colours onto, however it is important to use the right tone of grey alongside the other colourways. Some grey tones can dampen other colours, so it’s important to test out colour matches first.


This colour is associated with hygiene, sterility, clarity, purity, cleanness, simplicity, sophistication and efficiency. So it’s a great colour to introduce into your home, both throughout the house and in the bedroom.


Blue is thought to signify intelligence, trust, logic, coolness, reflection and calmness. It is also known as the colour of the mind, emoting soothing thoughts. It affects us mentally, rather than the physical reaction that colours such as red can.

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