Color is the first thing you notice the moment you enter the room. Different colors have different impact on the way our mind works. Studies have shown that different colors have different impact on our moods, behavior and insight of space. As its rightly said, sometimes picking up the perfect color for given room or space cab be very tricky. Let us help you ease out this situation.
Color can make your room appear large or small (as required), it can also make an irregular shaped room appear composed, make your ceiling appear higher or lower. Color is such a powerful element that is can create an enduring sway to one’s experience.
Well color is not limited to only Paint / wall paint in a room. Color in a room can be added through different wall coverings, lights, furniture, flooring and other accessories.
If you have noticed many fast food restaurants especially use Red color. This is because they want you to quickly have your food and leave from there. While few like Star Bucks and similar high end restaurants want you to stay for long time. Such restaurants therefore have very relaxing, comfortable interiors like huge, comfortable seating arrangement, soothing lights, good music, etc.
White color makes your room appear spacious and clean.
Paint a Patch on wall before confirming
Not all know this or share this, that while choosing interior wall color, look for amount of natural light coming into that rom. Because the amount of natural light entering the room will make colors appear differently with different timings. So if you happen to choose a color or shade from a catalog, the same color will appear when painted on wall. This happens manly because one there is difference in surface and secondly, there is difference in amount of light entering the room.
Impact of External Colors
If you have lot of greenery around the window or blues around, these too will create a different impact of colors painted inside your homes. Because the natural light will reflect the outside color in your homes. Resulting in difference in shade and sometime color appearance.
How Interior Lights can change the ambiance of the room
Traditionally only white lights were used for residential purposes and yellow lights were used for commercial purposes. Modern homes are now fashioned with use of false ceiling and yellow lights in some areas of house and white lights in rest. Both these lights, the white light and yellow light create different impact on different interior color.
Know the Mood
Select a room. Know what mood you want to create in that particular room. Whether you want a relaxed, comfortable, fun, romantic or dramatic feel in that room. Colors help create these moods.
Furniture and Furnishings
Furniture like cabinets, flooring and other accessories too make up for the color scheme for your room. You need taken these elements into account too while planning the color scheme of a room.
Since you have so many different elements that make up for the color scheme of a room, it’s very essential that you sit and plan everything correctly and then go ahead with execution part. For anything once done like paint of furniture covering, etc. that will stay for next 15-20 years.
Therefore study your space very well from indie as well as from outside.