China Red

One colour that you see everywhere in China is red, bright bold RED. From ancient times to modern day, China red is still used everywhere. China-Red

They say it's the colour that corresponds with fire, symbolizing good fortune and joy.


Red is found everywhere Chinese decor, from doors, wall paint to furniture.

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Red is strictly forbidden at funerals as it is a traditionally symbolic color of happiness; especially at weddings. IMG_8462 The colour red in a wedding symbolizes having a thriving life. This is why chinese brides wear red on their wedding day, in hopes of having a good and thriving marriage. IMG_8464 Often associated with festivals, paper lanterns are common in China, where they are often hung outside of businesses  and in parks to attract attention. Screen Shot 2014-03-14 at 11.18.34 PM

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This Benjamin Moore classic red is inspired by the vibrant pigment that originated in China in the 8th century, this deep, dramatic orange-red is rich and regal. An elegant, self-assured choice for a dining room. We love the chinese lacquer look of this wall colour in a high gloss finish!