Color Design Ideas to Balance Home Interiors
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Color design can change room proportions and balance home interiors creating comfortable, harmonious and pleasant living spaces. Color is a wonderful tool for making interior design look beautiful and modern. Lushome shares tips from interior design experts that will help find the best color design solutions for your spacious and small rooms.
Color design includes selecting the right color and its hues and creating matching decor color schemes for modern interiors. Color design helps achieve certain tasks, create mood and harmonize architectural interiors tuning them into inviting and beautiful homes. There are many various ways to combine room colors and adjust room proportions visually creating pleasant optical effects of brighter, lighter and more spacious living spaces.
Light room colors, especially light neutral colors, creamy white or yellow color shades, pale gray color tones, ivory and very light pastels make small rooms appear larger. Dark room colors, like rich green, blue and purple colors, all medium to dark brown colors, gray color tones and black make living spaces look smaller. Bright rich room colors create the same effect.
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Warm and cool color design
Warm room colors include peach, salmon and sandy shades, yellowish green colors and reddish brown colors, bringing comfort and coziness into home interiors.
Cool room colors are blue color tones, turquoise colors, min green and lemon yellow hues, helping to stretch living spaces.
Contrasting color combinations
Contrasting color combinations, warm and cool, light and dark, add visual balance and depth to modern interior design and decorating and make rooms look complete and alive.
Interior colors for living spaces with high ceiling
Medium to dark interior colors can be selected for stunning ceiling designs in spacious homes. Contrasting color combinations, and bright accent walls harmonize rooms with high ceilings and make the living spaces feel balanced and comfortable.
Interior colors for rooms with low ceiling
Any light room colors are suitable for decorating small rooms. A contrasts of white ceiling and a darker floor add spaciousness to small rooms.
Interior colors for spacious room decorating
To make spacious rooms feel cozy and comfortable select light and dark brown colors of natural wood, all reddish and golden colors, terracotta and brick red color shades, coffee and chocolate brown colors, greenish and yellowish green color shades. Sandy and warm cream room colors are harmonious light interior colors to accentuate warm and pleasant interior design.
Interior colors for small rooms
Pale pastels, light room colors, all light neutral colors, pale turquoise colors and light brown colors of natural wood are great color design ideas that work well with white ceiling designs to make small rooms feel more spacious.
Interior colors for narrow spaces
Light cool interior colors are the best for long walls. Light pastels, pale gray, white and beige, mint and sky blue color tones help add width to narrow living spaces and harmonize the proportions. Dark or bright color design ideas for short walls maximize the effect and add interest to narrow rooms while stretching small spaces horizontally.
by Ena Russ
last updated: 24.09.2015