"Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms?
"Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. And even in Western...."
A brief description of what different colors mean in today's American culture. Some other resources:
- "Color Wheel Pro - Color Meaning"
This page doesn't say so, but the meanings associated with colors seem to be western
- "About.com: Color Meanings"
This is the home page for a fairly detailed discussion of color (and, on occasion, culture)
- "The Meaning of Colour in Web Design"
Sibagraphics's take on the subject, with attention to color meanings in a variety of cultures: with links