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What is the correlation between an app's category (food and drink, social networking, financial, etc.) and the color scheme it uses?

Are there any solid, researched-backed reasons behind choosing specific colors for different types? Is there a list of common or best practices when deciding a theme? Or is it all because everyone else is doing it?

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I have also found the following related questions on UX. I feel that they cover why a specific category might use certain colors, but not the general correlation.

  1. Social Networking - BlueSocial Networking - Blue
  2. Financial - Black/GreyFinancial - Black/Grey

NOTE: If this becomes too subjective, we can turn it into a community wiki to answer the more general question of: "I am making an app for the ____ category, which color should I use?"

What is the correlation between an app's category (food and drink, social networking, financial, etc.) and the color scheme it uses?

Are there any solid, researched-backed reasons behind choosing specific colors for different types? Is there a list of common or best practices when deciding a theme? Or is it all because everyone else is doing it?

Related UX Quetions

I have also found the following related questions on UX. I feel that they cover why a specific category might use certain colors, but not the general correlation.

  1. Social Networking - Blue
  2. Financial - Black/Grey

NOTE: If this becomes too subjective, we can turn it into a community wiki to answer the more general question of: "I am making an app for the ____ category, which color should I use?"

What is the correlation between an app's category (food and drink, social networking, financial, etc.) and the color scheme it uses?

Are there any solid, researched-backed reasons behind choosing specific colors for different types? Is there a list of common or best practices when deciding a theme? Or is it all because everyone else is doing it?

Related UX Quetions

I have also found the following related questions on UX. I feel that they cover why a specific category might use certain colors, but not the general correlation.

  1. Social Networking - Blue
  2. Financial - Black/Grey

NOTE: If this becomes too subjective, we can turn it into a community wiki to answer the more general question of: "I am making an app for the ____ category, which color should I use?"

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What is the relation of the category/type of a mobile app to its color?

What is the correlation between an app's category (food and drink, social networking, financial, etc.) and the color scheme it uses?

Are there any solid, researched-backed reasons behind choosing specific colors for different types? Is there a list of common or best practices when deciding a theme? Or is it all because everyone else is doing it?

Related UX Quetions

I have also found the following related questions on UX. I feel that they cover why a specific category might use certain colors, but not the general correlation.

  1. Social Networking - Blue
  2. Financial - Black/Grey

NOTE: If this becomes too subjective, we can turn it into a community wiki to answer the more general question of: "I am making an app for the ____ category, which color should I use?"