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Follow a Color Scheme

Follow a Color Scheme

via Architectural Digest Don’t overload your color palette. Too many colors or colors of the wrong shades when combined together can create a disastrous look. When following a triad color scheme, stick to the 60-30-10 rule.
Color Effects

Color Effects

via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles When choosing a color palette, it is important to consider not only how well they will work when combined, but also the effect they will have. Simultaneous contrast is the effect referring to how the colors interact with one another...
60-30-10 Rule

60-30-10 Rule

via Elle Decor When creating a color palette, never choose a combination of more than three colors as they tend to make the interior look too busy. When using a triad color scheme, break the colors into the 60-30-10 rule for a cohesive look. 60% dominant color, 30%...
Analogous Color Schemes

Analogous Color Schemes

via Vogue Analogous colors sit next to each other on the color wheel. A room with a bright orange fireplace paired with yellow walls is an example. Analogous color schemes create a striking contrast when juxtaposed in an interior.
Complementary Color Schemes

Complementary Color Schemes

via Kemble Interiors Complementary colors are pairs of colors that, when combined in the right proportions, will produce white or black. They lie opposite each other on the color wheel, and when placed next to each other, these colors create the strongest contrast and...
Monochromatic Color Schemes

Monochromatic Color Schemes

via One Kings Lane Monochromatic colors are all the colors of tints, tones, and shades of a single hue. Monochromatic color schemes are derived from a single base hue, extended using the hue’s shades, tones, and tints – modified by the addition of black, gray, and...