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How to Choose Colors For your home interiors

Colors of an Interior space also can vary according to the Aspect of the room, Size of the room & most important use/function of the room.

Guidelines For Various Interiors

1. The Aspect of the Room

2. The Size of the Room

3. The Function of the Room

1. The Aspect of the Room

North-facing Rooms – seems cold all the time but the light remains constant . Lack of sunshine may be counted by using , bright , warm colors, avoid white. It look grey, deep, warm colors create an exciting look.

South-facing Rooms – Receive the whitest light & colors remains constant. Almost any color is suitable. Cool colors will help to cool it down.

East-facing Rooms – Suffers from changing light & only seeing warm in the morning . It is good idea to combine warm & cool colors but avoid cool colors is the aspect is NE.

West-facing Rooms – Suffers from changing light & are warmer in the afternoon. Warm & Cool colors can be combined .

2. The Size of the Room

The size of the room is an important consideration in color planning because colors help to make a narrow room look Under , a larger room look cosier, it can make the most of a Small room, make the ceiling look higher or reduce room height.

The qualities of hard color tend to make surfaces, such as walls , look nearer than they actually are while , cool colors well tend to cause them to recede. The more the color of an object approximates to its back-ground , the more the objects appears to recede towards the background ,the nearer the color seems to be.

Increasing Room size

1.Use cool colors or use pastels, which are warmer.

2.Reduce the amount of furniture

3. Use neutrals to create spacious effect.

4.Limit the no. of colors one is best for all.

5.A diagonally patterned paper will make a room larger and longer.

6.Paint the wall & the ceiling the same color will create a spacious look.

7.Reflective materials on the wall enlarge a room.

8.Unity helps to create space.

Reducing Room size

1.Add more furniture ,the more there is the smaller the room looks.

2.Use warm colors which appears to be nearer than they actually are.

3.Paint one wall in bright colors, it will seem to advance.

4.Strong color on one wall ,contrasting with the other , will bring the strong colored wall closer.

5.Light walls and a dark ceiling will make a room more intimate.

6.Darker side walls with lighter ceilings & other walls will narrow a room.

7.Warm colors and a paper with a fussy pattern make a room seem smaller.

3. The Function of the Room

Whereas color plays an active part in determining the character ,aspect or size of the room , it plays a passive part so far as the function of the room is concerned .

Living Room :- Colors may be used to set a mood , with the Trend color of the moment introduced by Cushions & other accents.

Dining Room :- Dinning rooms are used for such a short period That they can make a strong statement. Rich , Dark colors are inviting ,bright primaries can be recommended for family eating subtle pastels Will provide thing charm.