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Confused about choosing the right colour combination for any room of the house, don't worry, here is the step-by-step complete guide to help you to select the appropriate colour combination with the help of a colour wheel like a professional home painter.
How to Use the Colour Wheel to Pick the Right Palette for Any Room
The basic colour theory of creating perfect colour combinations is to follow the colour categorizing into three groups primary, secondary, and tertiary colour schemes.
The primary colours are Red, Blue, and Yellow. These colours are not produced by mixing any of the colour shades together which means all the other colour shades are produced by mixing them.
Secondary colours are produced by mixing the primary colours that are Green, Violet, and Orange for example while mixing the primary colours blue + yellow we get Green colour and all primary colours Red+Blue+Yellow mixed together produce a Brown colour shade.
Tertiary colours are produced by mixing the primary and secondary colour shades together by mixing primary Red and the secondary colour Green we get a Yellow colour shade.
So according to the colour theory colour wheel is created. On the colour wheel Between the equal distance of primary colours spokes, there are secondary colours because they are formed by mixing equal quantities of two primary colors. Likewise, equal quantities of primary and secondary colours with a tint added of a white colour mixture produced lighter or brighter shades of any colours.
Tips to choose the right paint colour for any room
Choosing the right paint colour for any room is important in the sense of creating an appealing visual effect for interior decoration. For creating a connection between the paint colour and the existing objects in the room you have to remember some basic rules that are as follows:
Select colours from any of the objects in your room that appeals to you most. It could be furnishing object colour, furniture of the room, or the background of the wall painting.
Pick any of the three primaries (red, blue, and yellow) or secondary (green, violet, and orange) colours.
Then use these shades for choosing the paint colour for your room.
Tips to choose the best colour according to ventilation and light
We observe colours as the amount of light reflects through our retina.so while selecting bright or dull colours for any room or open space, it is crucial to have an idea of the source of light entering the space. because colour visualization depends on the amount and medium of light entering through the ventilation.
For example -
When the ventilation source of the room is in the east direction, then the dark colour scheme of the room appears lighter in daylight. So if you want dull or light for the full ventilated room choose gray, maroon, or purple like dark and dull colors.
For less ventilated rooms or open spaces of the house, always choose between the colour scheme of silky white, mint green, powder blue, pearl white, etc., as they brighten the space.
Tips to choose the best paint colour according to room static and movable assets furniture curtain
Use the colour Wheel Palette to choose the right colour according to the fixtures and furnishing of the room.
Select primary colours of nonmovable fixtures of the room then apply the colour combination of matching colour shades to create an appealing interior.
To connect the interior wall paint colour from movable assets of the room like furniture, curtain, carpets, and decorative items, select between the three fundamental colours (Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Violet, and Orange) of the movable assets.
Then choose the Tertiary colours of the selected 3 colors. Now select the most appealing paint colour that matches the movable assets in the existing room.
Best paint colour suggestions according to the purpose of the room
Every room in the house defines a particular character according to the furnishings displayed in it. We can make the room come alive by adding colours according to their character. For that purpose, the colour scheme imagination sense works.
Let's look at some of the paint colour ideas according to the type of room.
Dining room wall paint
Research shows that red and yellow colours wake up the taste buds and make people feel hungry. These vibrant colours attract attention and trigger appetite. They are also associated with the colours of ripe fruits and they match well with the brown colour of wooden furniture and fixtures. Hence this paint colour shades combination of dining room walls is widely appreciated.
Living room wall paint colour
This room is used for entertainment for the relaxation of mind and body. So the combination of nature-inspired colours green, blue, and white and their neutral shades like sage green, powder blue, and silver gray are appropriate for the walls of the living room area.
Paint colour suggestions according to the person
Age has nothing to do with the enthusiasm of a person's behavior, it is just a number for counting purposes. It doesn't affect anyone's way of living. Whereas a person's profession defines his character and according to the personality he has a lifestyle.
So let’s look at some of the wall paint colour ideas according to the person’s nature of job and hobby.
Shades of Blue colour paint are good for working professionals' rooms, workplaces, or offices. Because blue represents trust, logic, and focus on mental concentration.
For people related to creative fields like artists, architects, animators, photographers, etc yellow wall paint colour is good for boosting curiosity and confidence.