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What is the Psychology Behind Uniform Colours?

What is the Psychology Behind Uniform Colours?

Colour can invoke strong feelings, whether you’re aware of it or not, so different industries naturally gravitate towards specific colours. Below is a brief explanation of the colours commonly selected for uniforms and the associated psychological effects.
How to design a company uniform in a few steps

How to design a company uniform in a few steps

Any business which has a face-to-face business model with their customers is in need of a company uniform. You must not look at these as protocol or a necessary evil but as an extension of the brand. When done well, branded workwear inspires a sense of belonging in those who wear it.
Why a good uniform can be great branding for your company.

Why a good uniform can be great branding for your company.

Correctly conceived, planned and executed, staff uniforms can play an important role in the success of an organisation...
Smart Uniforms in China

Smart Uniforms in China

Some schools in China are dressing their students in smart uniforms so that they can track their whereabouts using GPS. Developed by local tech firm Guizhou Guanyu Technology, the uniform prevents students from skipping class and ensures their safety, so they don’t go missing. 
Do School uniforms improve student behaviour?

Do School uniforms improve student behaviour?

According to the NSW Department of Education, wearing a school uniform builds a student’s self-esteem and establishes a connection to their school uniform.
A short history of school uniforms

A short history of school uniforms

You remember your school uniform? Whether you loved it or not - here’s a short history!
The Hazards of Going with the Wrong Uniform Designers

The Hazards of Going with the Wrong Uniform Designers

That’s a challenge as well. Choosing the wrong designer can lead to you losing money. Plus, it can result in you receiving uniforms that aren’t fit for purpose...
The Many Other Benefits of School Uniforms

The Many Other Benefits of School Uniforms

Improvements to enrolment are just one of the many benefits that implementing a school uniform can have.

This below examines some of the other benefits that schools and their students enjoy. Each has backing from researchers who’ve examined the benefit in more detail.

Returning to the Enrollment Issue

Returning to the Enrollment Issue

Benefits that school uniforms offer, lead to improvements in discipline and self-esteem. As such, uniforms are a useful tool for tackling mental health issues in school. Plus, they have a direct link to improved student outcomes...
Helping to Boost Female Enrollment in Schools

Helping to Boost Female Enrollment in Schools

Concord High School came to Focus Uniforms with a simple request. They wanted to design a signature school cap using specific materials. The cap also needed to have charcoal coloring...