Designs in Nature have Meanings

Designs in nature have meanings that can be used to show emotions and messages to get the viewer’s attention. Looking at nature you can see the wonderful designs filled with colors, shapes, textures, and even emotions. A lot of time nature creates a great source of inspiration for designers to design. For instance, the colors in nature give meanings that are used by the designer to express messages and emotions to attract the viewer’s attention and eagerness to either know more or buy.

Next time you go outside sit and admire the wonderful designs of nature and how it makes you feel. Whether it is the green grass or the blue sky, you will see how different shapes and colors combined makes nature look beautiful and gives you a peaceful mind. Designers use those colors and emotions to create designs for the same purpose.

Below are a few examples of how the color of nature is used in designing.


When you look at the ocean or the sky what colors do you see and how does it make you feel. For a designer the color blue means


  • Trust
  • Calmness
  • Peace
  • Refreshing
  • Relaxation
  • Safety
  • Authority
  • Stability
The Color Blue for Trust

As you can see these are words that represent the color blue and how it makes you feel. That’s why many companies use the color blue for their Logo to express those meanings which represent them. So as a designer, if I want to create a design with the above meanings then I would use blue.


When you see the fire you see the danger. When you see roses you see love. The color red is an attention-grabbing, vibrant, hot color. For a designer the color red means


  • Danger
  • Confidence
  • Anger
  • High
  • Fire
  • Energy
  • Love
  • Passion
  • Warmth

Nature uses red for the same reason. Fire shows danger, heat, and anger whereas roses show love and passion. Both are colors that grab your attention. As a designer, if I want to express excitement, attention, or love, I would use the color red. Do note that Orange and Yellow are also colors used for attention for example, orange is used to make people feel warm and vibrant whereas yellow makes people feel happy and playful.


Plants and trees come in many shades of green and by looking at those it shows the color of nature. Many healthy fruits and vegetables are also green. For a designer the color green means


  • Balance
  • Finances
  • Good Luck
  • Growth
  • Health
  • Harmony
  • Renewal
  • Soothing
  • Environment
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My favorite color is green and  I love it because it is the color of nature and gives me a feeling of calm and life. Companies that are related to health, nature, or finance like to use green to represent them. As a designer, I use green to show a calm, mature, and professional look. For me, green is a color of life and I like to use green to express life and natural feel to my design.

So now you have seen some of the ways how nature helps in graphic design. The beauty is that the colors of nature can be combined to present the right type of message. The best way to know how to use colors is by looking at nature and how it uses different colors together to express and reveal its meaning. So next time you want to design something look at nature and see which color to use in order to help you design your message. Finally enjoy the design of nature.

Multiple Colors


Graphic Design is important to businesses. Professionally created designs help make a good impression on the customers. Many of them become loyal customers later. But, the first impression that a graphic design makes on viewers is very important in building trust and professionalism towards business.

Whether it’s in print or online presence, from business cards to billboards, logo, packaging design, flyers, and much more, Design By Miracle stands ready to meet your graphic design needs. We appreciate the importance of great graphic design and are passionate about making you look good. We will consult with you to get a true feel of your needs before we begin the task of turning your idea into an image that you’ll love.