Usually, when we discuss about interior designing, we focus a lot on aesthetic aspects- how to achieve a particular look, which decorating style you get inspired from, new design trends that you need to check out. It is a conundrum that needs to be solved.
An area that’s not always taken into consideration has a psychological effect on interior designing. Believe it or not, the choices that you make when deciding how your home will look have an effect on your perception and emotions. The color of the walls in your kitchen might overwhelm you and your couch brand could lead other to think that you are a standfish. Wish to make sure that your home is giving off the long and lasting impression? Read on further to gain more information about the psychological side of the décor. Use this information as a guide to create a design that works for you-both outside and inside. By adhering to below-mentioned concepts, your designs will look aesthetically and psychologically pleasing.
Color choice affects mood
It’s no surprise that color is an important component of how we experience the world. But, what may be surprising to some is the fact that the colors in our environment have a great impact on moods and emotions of people. As you start to conceptualize your home’s interior design, ensure that you are using colors that fit with the tone that you wish to create in the space. Modern color psychology dates back to early 19th century. Though there is some debate regarding the implications of certain shades, researchers, interior designers and marketing professionals agree to this:
Red Color- Red color signifies fiery power and passion. It can be used to warm up spaces and make it feel intimate.
Orange- the color orange offers a jolt of innovation and energy. It can be used to accentuate home because too much of this color can leave people overwhelmed.
Yellow- The color yellow is related to prosperity, innovation and creativity. It complements well with different combination and it is known to have calming effect in the room and lots of sunlight create a powerful environment.
Green color- The color green is known as environment friendly and it has certain soothing qualities that have a great impact on your home. This color is apt for a foyer entryway because it eases the transition from the outdoor. But excessive use of green shade is not recommended, as it also has overwhelming effect. Green with white is a perfect choice for living room, bedroom, guest room, etc.
The color blue- As every color has a distinct effect on room, so does blue shade. This shade perpetuates feelings of freshness and calm feeling. This shade is apt for high traffic areas like kitchen and bathroom. Even a teenage room can be adorned with this shade. Mix and match decoration style for blue shade is the best for a room.
Purple shade- The purple shade exudes royalty and luxury in the home. It is the perfect choice for living room, master bedroom because it adds an air of style and sophistication. This shade when combined with white truly looks elegant and one-of-a-kind. It has power to transfer the bedroom into heaven.
Gray shade- The color gray adds a sense of relaxation and serenity to the home. Use gray in home offices and bathroom.
Brown- It is an earthy color that offers natural and relaxing touch to the room. Select it for room where the family gathers and furniture groupings that will drive conversation.
Black shade- The black shade asserts power. Use this shade as a statement piece where you want to draw attention.
White- it is a relaxing shade that relates a sense of cleanliness and purity. It is great for defining the space, but use this color with conjunction of other colors as too much of this shade make the room look dreary.
Remember, when you select which shade to include in interior designing, three shades are better than a single shade. Select a neutral shade for the largest items like walls and flooring, a calm color for furniture and other sturdy items. Pick a dramatic shade to pop up your interior décor.
Select colors based on what mood that you wish to create for the space.
Originally posted 2015-07-03 10:51:22.