Oregano’s Kaboom Room, Gilbert, AZ

In response to a photography challenge, here is a collection of neon signs with red, a common color in neon signs. The color red is associated with passion and eroticism, according to psychological studies.  How often do females get red roses as a gift and wear red lipstick. In the movie Pretty Woman, what color dress was Julia Roberts wearing? Studies show men spend more money on a woman on a date if she is wearing red.

Cross Roads Drive Inn, Tucson, AZ

In many societies red is a symbol of power and status, and virility in men. Cardinals and kings throughout history were draped in red robes. What is the sexiest color for a sports car?

Lucky Wishbone iconic sign, Tucson, AZ

Why is there so much red in neon signs? Buying intent “is greatly affected by colors due to their effect on how a brand is perceived; colors influence how customers view the “personality” of the brand in question.” Think about how long Coca Cola has been around.

Pomo Italian Pizzeria, Gilbert, AZ


Frontier Motel, Tucson, AZ
Canyon State Motor Lodge, Tucson, AZ
Sunland Motel, Mesa, AZ
TTT sign
TTT Lounge, Tucson, AZ
Mario’s Pizza, Tucson, AZ

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Red, September 13, 2018

References: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/insight-therapy/201301/red-alert-science-discovers-the-color-sexual-attraction, https://www.helpscout.net/blog/psychology-of-color/