Purple, violet, aubergine, grape, the hue holds a heady space on the colour wheel between red and blue but purple is more than the sum of its parts; it is rich with history and delight.
In both prehistory and through ancient times, purple was always one of the most difficult and most expensive colours to create hence it was for centuries associated with royalty.
Today it is still a rich and royal colour that can add purpose and strength to any room, but that’s not all.
Here’s something you might not know. A recent British study found that people who have purple bedrooms have the most sex.
You heard me.
Paramours in a purple bedroom had 3.49 intimate encounters a week compared to inhabitants of gray bedrooms who found passion only 1.80 times a week…His Royal Purpleness, Prince, must have figured it out long ago.
Where’s my paint brush?