Colors have meaning and express a certain energy, and our subconscious is constantly taking cues. Red represents fire. Chinese people usually believe that red can be a sign of joy and good fortune. It has been a common color in Chinese New Year and other traditional holidays. That is why many people that have been married usually give red envelopes as red is a sign of good luck.
When you’re looking to make a change in your life, you may want to reconsider the color symbols in your home and office. Color is one of the most powerful tools used in feng shui. Red represents the element of fire, and because of its intensity, is considered a lucky color in feng shui. It can be used in doses to redirect energy around the home.