With office vacancies at an all-time high, real estate developers and employers seek solutions. Can color help? According to Color Design Development Group (CDDG), leaders in color science for commercial and residential real estate, color directly affects our mood, health, and joy. It's more important than ever in today's workplace, as employees report unprecedented unhappiness. Color on walls and in decor can help employers better support the emotional well-being of their employees.
For Mental Health Awareness Month, CDDG's color scientists share their top color recommendations.
About Color Design Development Group (CDDG)
CDDG is a leader in color science for commercial and residential real estate. Beyond color theory, color science analyzes the impact of color on mood and mental health. By leveraging the right combination of hues, shades, and patterns for interior and exterior spaces, CDDG creates an aesthetic look and feel that increases value and ROI. Headquartered in Phoenix, CDDG works with clients nationwide, from commercial office buildings and residential properties to multi-family buildings, student and senior housing, even entire community renovations. www.colordesignllc.com
About Kimberly Shaw
CDDG's founder, Kimberly has 20+ years of experience and training applying color science and psychology to business and consumer decision-making and revenue generation. Kimberly has worked with real estate professionals, multi-family/multi-use properties, student housing, planned communities, and senior housing. She speaks at industry events about color's role in commercial development and trends. Kimberly is trained by the International Association of Color Consultants (IACC) and the Business of Color.
About Rebekah Lane
Creative Director and Chief Education Officer, Rebekah is a working mixed-media artist (RLane Studios) with two decades of IACC education. A former New York-based textile designer, she is committed to understanding color's role in mood and mental health. Rebekah develops online/live color training; in-depth courses about applying color throughout real estate, sales strategy, branding, and company culture.