Did you know? Different colors can affect your mood.

Studies have shown that color saturation (how grayed out a color is) and brightness can bring out different kinds of emotions in people. If you’re looking to design a workspace from scratch – or even redesign an existing space – consider choosing your color based on the vibe you want to set.

Use this guide to help you pick out a shade:

Relaxation: green, gray Energy: green, yellow, orange Inspiring: orange Creativity: purple Happiness: red, yellow, pink Soothing: blue Cozy: brown, beige Melancholy: black