Hot and fiery, bold and dramatic, passionate and daring, red is a color that draws reaction.
Red has more personal associations than any other color. Recognized as a stimulant - red is inherently exciting and the amount of red is directly related to the level of energy perceived.
Red draws attention and a keen use of red as an accent can immediately focus attention on a particular element.
The man may have retired, but the color will never quit.
At Valentino's 45th Anniversary Celebration a chorus of red-dressed women pay homage to the Ara Pacis, an Altar of Peace, built for Rome’s first emperor, Augustus, between 13 – 9 BC
Farewell to a great man!
Lipstick red, the color that Valentino choose to end his career with. I love it!
Hotel Aleph - Rome
Your thought as a Bugatti in Ferrari’s skin is justified! Although it is officially considered as the Italian red color, I’m sure none of us can stop from comparing it with the trade mark Ferrari red. But that doesn’t dampen its status as the car looks outstanding in all red with a black leather interior. The idea was to design a car that would uncompromisingly unite the passion of the designer, the skill of the engineer, absolute luxury and racing technology.
Red Pools across the Globe
Murano Oriental Resort Marrakesh, Morocco
Appropriately set in Marrakesh, Morocco—known as the “Red City” due the city buildings’ crimson-colored mud walls—this 105-foot-long pool sits at the center of the Murano Oriental Resort. Paved with red enamel and similarly-hued mosaic tiles, the pool water gives off a rosy tint, providing a visual allusion to the city’s nickname.
Chaweng Beach's Library Hotel
The blood-red tiled pool is dramatic enough for us to perk up when we heard about Chaweng Beach's Library Hotel, which was recently named to Conde Nast Traveller's Hot List.
The aforementioned red pool serves as the focal point, with daybeds, Thai antiques, and an open air mini-library.
Hotel Unique Sao Paulo, Brazil
When the time comes to go for a swim, backstrokes can be done in a slender red pool on the top floor. The sun deck offers a privileged view of São Paulo’s imposing skyline.
I Heart Red Lipstick
Roll out the Red Carpet
Characteristically drawn to images and by extension to celebrity dazzle...From Cannes to Hollywood, beauty parades on long avenues of plush crimson red and become haloed by the flashes of the paparazzi's light bulbs.
Bowl full of Cherries
This versatile piece of furniture reminded me instantly of cherries...it's bizarre but looks comfortable and fun.
“The Feel” by Animi Causa inspired by the structure of molecules, the basic form for all objects in the universe. Made from 120 soft balls covered with elastic fabric. The Feel structure allows to make some positions. It’s very comfortable to relax.Living Room
Red Hot Rooms
White House's Fire Engine Red Hot Room
(East Wing's Movie Theater, Interior Design Blasingame for Laura Bush photo Architectural Digest)
Because the color RED is so visually arresting, “even one red piece can transform a bland room.
Roses are Red...
Red (Dark) Rose reveals unconscious beauty
Red (Single) means "I Love You"
Dramatic Red Rose Wedding Cake
Tony Parker and Eva Longoria’s wedding cake reportedly costs $40,000. Sam Godfrey of Perfect Endings created the red five-tier wedding cake.
Red coral grows only 1/4 inch per year, making it a highly treasured gemstone.
It's rich vibrant color has been thought to stimulate and energize for thousands of years.
It's beauty has also been an inspration for many decorative items and jewelry.
Ruby: July’s Birthstone
Ruby, the bold and beautiful birthstone of July is truly iconic.
The ancient Hindus called it “Rajnapura” meaning King of Gems.
With its deep red color it evokes love and passion. Ancient cultures believed it’s warmth and luminosity came from an internal flame, similar to the passions of the heart; making it a perfect gift for lovers since it’s discovery over 2,000 years ago.
Would Dorothy’s "Ruby" Slippers have been as powerful if they were lemon yellow? I think not!
Snow White’s "Ruby" Red lips against her “skin as white as snow” wouldn’t have made such a statement if they were petal pink.
Christian Louboutin's red-soled shoes are red-hot
The red sole "has given him an edge, because it's a visible touch that brands him. Women tend to feel others notice, and it's a way of saying you've got the shoe."
Louboutin began painting the soles red because "it is the color of love. It's the color of passion. Even if a woman is wearing all black, she might choose a red lip or red nails."