What colors to use to paint each room of the apartment?

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Color typology and psychology of color

The right choice of color on the walls of your home or condo can significantly affect not only the overall look and style, but also your own mood. It is therefore necessary for the design of the overall appearance of the apartment in detail ponder its color. Colors should be selected not only according to how they can transform the interior of the room, but also by the function that the room fulfill and color combinations rooms and furniture. If you are not sure about what color to choose an apartment, you can go directly to a specialist for interior design. Of course you can also contact us, we are always happy to advise our customers.

  • Color temperature
  • Color saturation
  • Color book
  • The colors in the living room
  • Colors for the bedroom
  • The colors in the kitchen
  • Colors for the bathroom
  • The colors in the nursery

Colors for the interior can be divided into several types according to key criteria, such as temperature, saturation, lightness.

Colors for the interior can be divided into several types according to key criteria, such as temperature, saturation, lightness.

Color temperature

According temperature colors and their shades divided into hot and cold.

Warm colors are red, yellow, orange, cream etc. Among cold colors include blue, green and shades of purple, gray, but also among the other colors we find shades “colder” or “warmer”. Cool colors and hues evoke a sense of cool and calm, while warm if warm and encouraging. Therefore, it is important to properly align the color selection with the function of the room in which it is used.

Cool colors rather calm and allow us to focus, therefore fits into rooms intended for rest and relaxation and concentration, such as. Office, bedroom or bathroom. Warm and cheerful colors turn stimulate and evoke emotion and fit in common rooms such as the living room, kitchen or nursery.

It is important that the room should not only be hot, or just only cool colors. In the room where you want to look more homey, should prevail warm colors. But there should be cold accessories or parts.

Color saturation

Color saturation and hue, which we use in the interior can also be very important to the overall look. Here we should think primarily of their own feelings and combinations with other interior accessories such as flooring, carpets and furniture, not over fashion trends. Let us also note that the very saturated colors in the interior can affect humans distracting spends if it longer.
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Lightness colors and shades used in the room should be governed according to the lighting conditions of the interior and also its size. Using properly selected lightness can significantly change the overall visual impression of the room. Small and dark room and visually enlarge light tint, very high ceiling optically reduce the use of darker (and vice-versa, standard ceiling dark never do, otherwise you will “fall on your head”). Vast and austere room can be cozier and reduce the use of darker muted shades.

The following are tips for each room. But it is not fixed rules, rather our recommendations based on the psychology of color and generally suitable colors for different rooms in the apartment. When choosing, remember that it is necessary to reckon with furniture and other equipment room. A good rule to harmonize the colors with the largest and most prominent object in the room. Align does not mean that the colors should be the same, it would be a mistake, on the contrary, it is advisable to get out of paint and use a different tone, or a completely different color, which creates a suitable combination.

So if you have a distinctive decorative wall carpet, painting or wall units, chairs, try to come out of their colors. If you do not bold colors, choose neutral colors such as bright white and beige.

Related to this essential advice: For new flats is usually better to first select distinctive furnishings and decorations, and only then on the basis of the color of the walls. Selection of furniture and accessories is relatively limited, while the colors for the painting is available virtually unlimited.

The colors in the living room

The living room has bright colors with more space.

Darker shades can also be used as living room looks cozier. However, you should very well select a particular hue.

Colors:

white (in shades according to your preferences)
green (light)
lavender
Grey-Beige, “clay”, cocoa brown

Unsuitable color:

distinctive red
In general, all sharp, distinctive colors, which can act rather distracting

Appropriate lighting: it depends on your preferences, you can use hot and cold white. It is preferable rather cool white.

Colors for the bedroom

Since it is a bedroom, is needed to select a moderate tones pleasant colors. Of course there is a warm white lighting to the room seemed cozy.

Colors:

green
blue
sand, but also
burgundy
pink

But not, of course, be a significant shades.

Unsuitable color: Bold colors.

Orange
yellow
red

Suitable Lighting: warm white

The colors in the kitchen

The colors in the kitchen can use virtually any, here is your imagination knows no boundaries.

Colors:

yellow
brown

Unsuitable color:

light blue
light green

Appropriate lighting: cool white

Colors for the bathroom

Given that the bathrooms are generally quite small, we do not use dark colors that room look even more diminished.

Classic white, light blue. But here again There are no fundamental limitations, the important thing is just that you liked the bathroom.

Colors:
All bright, eg. white, lily, blue

Unsuitable color:
dark colors for the entire wall, suited up just for decoration.

Suitable Lighting: warm white

The colors in the nursery

Many people think that white children’s room is boring. It does not have to be true, and white complemented by colorful elements may look very impressive.

Unsuitable color:

distinctive bright red, max. decoration
orange (again suitable only as a supplement)
yellow (according to some opinions have small children in yellow rooms more prone to weeping, again, is suitable only as a supplement)

Colors:

blue
white
pink
green

Suitable Lighting: warm white

Inspiration for ideal colors for rooms

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Color Consultation And How To Deal With Black And White Interior

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The overwhelming classic in color consultation. Relation of black and white color in interiors is so often discussed. Contrasting colors inĀ interior look beautiful. But do you know what is the right mix to make your apartment not to act coldly and languidly?

Accessories:
If you’re addicted to a combination of black and white just recently, and do not plan to redesign your apartment, try to focus on accessories. Perfectly sufficient is black or black and white carpet, cushions, vases and all sorts of decorations.

At first glance, leaving a dominant role in the interior to black and white colors may seem like an easy task. Nothing cannot go bad with choosing these colors. However, the opposite is true. Black and white interior is very specific and often may seem very cheaply.

Let it sparkles
One solution is to select the furniture, glossy finish, which is surely not cheapness. Currently, the most trendy, classic black and white because it adds pizzazz and contributes significantly to make the interior becoming a design issue. White color with shiny finish is now highly desirable and modern. Its primary advantage is the ability to combine with other colors and patterns, such as on modern wallpaper, distinctive upholstery, carpets.

Examples:

  • Dining table in glossy black with easily become the dominant feature of the interior
  • White on the glossy profile panel acts gently yet effectively
  • In the modern dynamic interior black color can still be featured most

Distinctive color element
The combination of white and black is very sharp and is suitable for young progressive people, for example, for single living. Sharp and often impersonal active combination can be easily broken by the incorporation of one or even more vivid color or more vibrant colors.

Examples:

  • Just one piece of furniture in vibrant color and white interior canĀ act more vividly
  • A combination of white, turquoise and wood works great
  • Black and white interior can brighten up even a few shades of color

Plants and flowers
You must incorporate vivid flowers and fabric into the black and white interior, because it is often sterile operating environment! Do not forget on accessories, decorations and flowers. Nowadays, people forget on home accessories such as paintings, fabrics, pillows and rugs that will make a black and white interior very nice. These accessories play an important role in the interior.

Example:

  • Airiness and purity emits from the white space. Thanks to the live plants it becomes your oasis of peace.

Wood Accessories and Elements
Black and white interior can be made more enjoyable with wood elements. It does not matter whether you choose wood flooring or wood on complementary furniture. Or even both combination. This option is ideal if you do not want the dominance of black and white interior to be disrupted by other distinctive color and still not to act sternly and formal.

Examples:

  • Wood does not interfere with domination of the black and white colors and interior will soak with the heat of home
  • Single living does not have to include plentiful ornaments and decorations, but with bright wooden floor, it can still act pleasantly and harmonious
  • Black color downright belongs to a bright space with glass walls

Do you like black and white interiors? Or do you prefer interiors with more colors?

Contact us for color consultation for your apartment or home!