The Best Office Paint Colors to Increase Productivity

Sometimes you need more than a cool new app to help you get things done, and sometimes it’s not the obvious things that are standing in your way. Yep, the colors you are surrounded by at work have something to do with how much, or how little, you are getting done. So what are the best office paint colors to increase productivity?

TaskWorld, makers of cloud-based workplace collaboration software, put together a cool infographic that shows the science behind the color. Hopefully you can use it to surround yourself with productive vibes.


Blue makes you feel stable and calming, blue helps you focus.


Green doesn’t cause eye fatigue and helps you remain calm and efficient.


Yellow helps stimulate creativity and is a good choice for designers.


Red, our favorite, has been shown to increase heart rate and blood flow. It also invokes emotion and passion.

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Greg Bussmann is a Marketing Specialist at Office Essentials. He is a lifelong, proud St. Louisan, a technology enthusiast, and father to four teenage daughters. He spends his spare time providing rides, chaperoning dates and trying to keep track of his credit cards. He also enjoys watching the St. Louis Cardinals when it's his turn to use the remote. Email Greg anytime.