Importance of colours in interiors
Colors make interiors look lively. Every color has its own importance whether it is of furniture, walls, flooring, etc. Colors around us should make us feel happy and positive. So it is very important to select appropriate colors in our interiors. In this article I will explain the use of different colors in interior designs.
Introduction There are seven colors in the spectrum of sunlight out of which red, green and blue are considered to be the primary colors. We can make useful range of colors by combining these three primary colors. We see different objects having different colors. This is due to the reflection of light interacting in our eyes with the spectral sensitivities of the light receptors. Physical specifications and categories of color are also associated with objects based on their physical properties such as light reflection, refraction and absorption. We shall discus the importance of these colors and understand their applications in our interiors.
Black Usually black color is considered as unlucky but only this color has the ability to save us from evil eye. In the same way if we apply this color in the right manner then it can give a wonderful look to our interiors. Always apply black color on natural and light background. This color is appropriate for highlighting decorative items like photo frames, table corners etc.
White White color gives our home a feeling of freshness and cleanliness. It gives energy to the environment and makes it pure and peaceful. We can apply this color on ceiling's, walls, furniture's and flooring's. If you don't want to use white color everywhere in your home and you also don't want to make it colorful then you can use white color with natural colors like brown, black, grey etc.
Brown Brown color is also called as the color of earth. That's why it makes our home natural and relaxed. We can apply this color with any other color but it is best suitable for things like furniture's, flooring's or sofa's. This color makes us feel happy when we think about chocolates, cake or coffee.
Yellow Yellow color gives our home a feeling of happiness. If you don't want to use this color or any other shade of this color on walls and ceilings then you can use this color on painting's, flowers or decorative things.
Red Red color is the sign of danger but it is also a color of romance and love. This color increases our will power and blood pressure but if we use it with some warm colors like grey, silver and white then it will make us feel good. Many people love to use this color in kitchen because it increases our interest of doing things.
Pink Pink color gives our home a fresh and cool environment. This color is very sweet and especially related to women. So, we can use this color on items related to ladies and kids. Some dark shades of pink can also be applied in the rooms of newly married couples.
Blue Blue color gives a feeling of cleanliness and coolness to our home. This color is best suitable for places where we work and meditate. This color decreases heartbeat and blood pressure. This color is used to show a feeling of space in our home but with only light shades of it. This color is best suitable for rooms which are exposed to direct sunlight.
Green This color creates a peaceful environment at home. Many of the advantages of this color are like blue color. This color gives rest to our eyes. The best way to use this color is to use its different shades with other colors.
Purple Purple color makes our home look wonderful and gives it a feeling of royalty. If we use it with blue shade then it gives us a feeling of peace and suspense. If we use it with red then it gives a feeling of attraction. This color is a sign of power and honor.
Let us now summarize and see which color is best suitable for which room.
This is a very colorful article in which almost every possible type of color and its choice for interiors has been described.
Color has a very appealing effect to the eye if used in the right balance and in coordination with other colors.
Various effects can also be created by contrasting use of color on different walls.Dark colors make a room look compact and small whereas lighter colors create an image of space in a room.
Personal choice also matters as certain people like formal style, some antique, ethnic, modern art, wood style, glass effect and mixed ,contemporary and so many more.
Creativity and right balance of colors is required to achieve the desired vision of our dream home and care should be taken not to overdo any particular color.