West Low temperature, cold, and darkness of the northern winter describe elements. Therefore the northern element has properties of water which according to theory of feng shui is a symbol of money. According to this theory, the flow of money equal to the flow of water. These elements represent careers and trades. But it also represents the northern elements of some negative aspect like death and calamity. North has a black color as its symbol. If you want to successfully you better use the color black in the office. However created with bright colors will be a good combination. Ideas & Inspirations.