Choosing The Color Schemes For Decorating
If you are designing, or redesigning, a space, take some time to consider the feeling you want in a room. Choosing color schemes can help you to get it right. Here are several tips to choosing color schemes for decorating your interior. Color psychology suggests that colors can affect emotion, trigger memories and alter your mood. Consider the effects of color on mood and use that information when you’re choosing a color scheme. For example, red is a stimulating color that flatters most skin tones and can aid in digestion, characteristics that make it a good color for dining rooms. Experts think that yellow may sharpen memory, which means it is a good choice for your office walls. Since green and blue are restful, calming colors, according to the experts at Design Like, they’re ideal for your bedroom or living room.
On the color wheel, the warm color schemes start at red, extending to green with yellow undertones, followed by the cool colors, which go from green with blue undertones to red with blue undertones. Colors directly across from each other on the wheel are complementary. Choose the basic color you want and select the two colors on each side of the complementary color for a “split-complementary” scheme. Select one color for the walls and floors, with the other color on the drapery and upholstered furniture. Use the two colors on each side of your main color for an “analogous” color scheme, often seen in contemporary or modern decor, in an equal manner throughout the room, or choose one as the predominant color and the other as the accent.