Color is the most important part of the room, but deciding which color is sometimes a little difficult. There are several ways to use color throughout the room, and you have an infinite amount of hues to choose from. While there are several ways to make colors look wonderful together, there are as many ways to make colors clash as well. In this blog, we’re going to discuss four ways to achieve the perfect interior color no matter which room you’re doing it in or which colors you want. Here’s the breakdown.

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60-30-10 Rule: This is the most popular way to pick the perfect interior wall colors. It refers to the percentage of how the design will be in the room. The main color of the room will take up 60%. It needs to be a color you’re comfortable with taking up the majority of the room. 30% is going to be the secondary color. This will be a bolder color dark or light that compliments your main color. 10% is going to be the accent color and it will make even more of an impact than the secondary color.

Warm vs. Cool Colors: The temperature of color can affect the overall mood of the room. Warm colors like reds, oranges, and yellows can make a room feel welcoming, upbeat, and great for entertaining. They tend to be in kitchens and dining rooms.  Cool colors such as blues, greens, and even purples are more subdued. They will calm the energy of the room and have a cozy feel. Office spaces and bedrooms are some popular places for cool colors.

Contemporary Color Scheme: This is the simplest out of all four, but very effective. This only involves two shades of color that are directly opposite on the color wheel. For example, you’d have blue and orange, purple and yellow, etc. You can use hues of these colors throughout the room or mix them with neutral colors to make them pop.

Analogous Color Scheme: With this scheme, you’re going to pick a color on the color wheel that’s going to be your primary color. For your secondary colors, you’ll pick the colors on either side of it. For example, you’ll use red, purple, and blue or red, orange, or yellow. This would be a great way to incorporate the 60-30-10 rule!

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