How to Decorate for the Fire Element in Feng Shui

Updated: Mar 17

The five elements are a cornerstone to Feng Shui design. Each element contains its own characteristics and qualities that reflect not only a space, but a person as well.

Understanding what your dominant element is can help you better arrange your space to suit your needs and energy. If you don’t know what your primary element is, read through my post, “What’s Your Element” to find out. If you have and it’s brought you here, continue on to find out how to decorate for the Fire Element.


Polarity – Yang

Season – Early Summer

Direction – South

Organ – Heart

Qualities – Love, Passion, Anger, Joy

Needs – Playing, Warmth, Talking


Bold Colors

In Feng Shui, warm colors such as oranges and reds bring a lot of fire energy into a space. Fire Elementals also enjoy bright and vivid colors with heavy saturation. Think vivid and bold. That's the fire element.