Interiors Designing and Construction- Colouring Tips
Whether you opt for a warm or a cool colour range depends on the mood you wish to create in the residentialor corporate interiors. Warm colours tend
to be lively and exciting. Cool
colours tend to suggest a relaxed, calm atmosphere. The degree to which you achieve these atmospheric effects depends on the intensity of the
colours you choose, and whether you use them pure or mixed. Match the mixer unless you are starting from scratch with an empty room, you will
probably have certain basic elements to match with your colour scheme. Do you already have a fitted carpet, a set of curtains, or a suite of
furniture to be incorporated?
Will you paint the walls in a tone that contrasts or complements the existing colours? Will you introduce more
colours and, if so, which ones? The question is, what to match and what to mix?
Left to create a thoughtful colour scheme for a room, determine which colour is to be Your starting point, or source colour. It may, for example, be the dominant colour of the sofa fabric. Next, make up a
test card of paint colours that You can use either to harmonize or contrast with it.
Above a predominanrly white colour scheme produces a decor that feels bright and spacious, which is ideal in a small room. Matching a scheme As
a basic rule, choose one colour of an existing item and use it a the cornerstone of your colour scheme. To match, extend tonal variations of this
colour - lighter and darker tones - onto the wall and other features. Alternatively, pick two colours that are very close on the color wheel , such
as blue and blue-violet, and then use vary proportions of each. As long as you ensure that there is sufficieni continuity of colour to create a
consistent atmosphere, you can tl introduce touches of black, white or some other colours to avoid bland result.
MATCHING COLOURS for the office and residential as wellas business house interiros
o Carry acoustic fabric swatches with you when shopping for new decorative materials. It is surprisingly difficult to remember exactly how light or dark
a colour is.
o Colours look different according to the light, so it helps to examine all colours under the same lighting conditions.
o Large expanses of a single colour can look dull. Instead, match a variety of closely related tones with an occasional splash of I contrasting
colour to create a more lively harmony.
o For successful colour schemes, incorporate a balanced mixture of primary colours, darker tones, and lighrer tones. Below Softer, pastel shades
call be used to good effect as a foil for smaller areas of more vivid hues, seen fabric cover, cushions.