Published on: Sep 11, 2018 @ 17:59
The major factor which accounts for our response to an object or a place is the Color. Colors have always evoked different emotions and connotations. The effects of color are very subtle, significant and psychological. Its proper use in interior design is important to us as it makes our homes and working places relaxing, calm and easy.
You can transform your home’s dull walls into interesting and appealing with the right combination of colors. When selecting a color, consider the mood of a room. Every room of your home can be done in a different color style and not necessarily using the exact color palette in every room.
You can see how colors feel to you at different times of the day depending on the layout of your room, daylight and another lighting. It is important to view colors in daylight and night because they will appear different. As the natural daylight shows the true color, you can choose colors based on how much natural light enters your rooms.
Besides, there are interior design professionals available to help you find colors that make your home attractive and relaxing. They know very well what colors are suitable for combinations and the psychological effects of one color or another and what will work better for your home. People perceive colors differently so using color psychology in interior design doesn’t mean that all people in the house will feel the same as you want.
Trends and designers’ views can be different when choosing colors for your home as there are no fixed rules. It depends on the layout, locations of your home and some other factors to decide the colors to be used for your home.
You should not choose one shade of a color for the entire home. Mixed shades give your home variety and depth so you can have one major shade with two minor ones. The brilliance of the color is its intensity as the pure colors such as red, blue and yellow are more intense than the combined colors. If you want a more active space, consider introducing stronger, more intense color.
Even if you want a light-colored room, choose colors that are slightly more saturated. Light-color ceilings will attract attention as it reflects light better. You can use white on your ceilings. The dark-color ceilings direct the eye focus back on the walls and furnishings in your room.
You can consider using dark colors when your rooms have plenty of windows and enough light to show the color.
You can use soft and cool colors in your bedroom to create the feeling of restful and soothing.
Stronger colors are for drama and brighter colors add to a sociable atmosphere whereas deeper blue-greens and neutrals give a more formal ambiance.
Your kid’s rooms should create an active and exciting energy. You have many options while choosing colors for your kids’ bedrooms. Primary colors of red, yellow and blue are usually used in children’s rooms. But there are so many other colors to choose from as their favorite colors to liven up the room.
According to the size of the room, use lighter or darker colors. To make a small room look larger, choose a light-color paint. This will help to make the space visually appear larger. Bright colors give the feeling of more space and the darker or warm colors makes the room look smaller.
Monochromatic color are close in tone and value, help keep your room visually expanding and relaxing. When you use monochromatic colors there’s no contrast, the eye is able to move through a room uninterrupted, which creates the illusion of additional space.
You may think that it’s very easy to choose colors for a room or for your entire home but if you don’t know anything about colors and what combinations would work for your home style, the results might be unsatisfactory.
If you are sure about your views when choosing colors, move ahead and create new looks that reflect your unique personal tastes and style. The main purpose of using colors for your home should be to make the room feel welcoming and enjoyable.