Design trend: dare the color

Design trend: dare the color

Are you getting tired of light and sober colors?

Add a touch of craziness to your interiors with vibrant and bright colors! They will make your interiors fresher, more cheerful, more contrasting. 

With an imposing element such as a wall, table or sofa, or in smaller touches with decorative objects, succumb to the call of color!

Which colors for which meanings ?

In design as in many other fields, each color has a meaning. Decoding of some colors that will be particularly trendy in the coming months. 

Blue evokes dream, peace and wisdom. This color is often unanimously approved and is particularly used in interior decoration, ranging from light blue to navy blue, turquoise or duck blue. Its nuances are so numerous that they can be adapted to all tastes. 

Yellow refers to energy and optimism. It’s a festive, joyful and summery color that necessarily brings good spirits to the heart of a living space. Lemon yellow, soft yellow or mustard yellow, this tonality also stimulates creativity. Nevertheless, we advise you to avoid the total look. 

Red symbolizes on the one hand love, sensuality, passion and on the other hand anger, prohibition. It’s a divisive color because it is considered too aggressive for many but it allows for dynamism and friendliness. It’s preferable to use it in areas dedicated to leisure activities rather than those dedicated to relaxation and rest. 

Green is definitely the color of freshness. Representing nature, luck and hope, it is also known to stimulate the imagination. It comes in many shades, lime green, mint green, almond green, bottle green, khaki green… and can be adapted to many decorative styles. 

Pink is a color that makes its big comeback in design. Designers from all over the world like to work on this color and its variations, to design fanciful and trendy pieces. Glamour and girly, the pink tones are also very elegant.

How to match them ?

Using colors if good. Doing it parsimoniously is better.

Your interior must be harmonious, the goal is not to juxtapose any colors together, but to find a real balance of colors. Instructions for use to avoid tastes mistakes and too much.

Choose a starting color. From this color, draw an isosceles triangle in the color circle. As a reminder, the color circle represents the 3 primary colors (red, blue, yellow) as well as the other colors obtained after mixing them. This will ensure that you have the perfect color combinations to match in the same room.

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