What exactly is Color Temperature

What exactly is Color Temperature? Know Cool and Warm color for your Home

Colors in interiors have powerful impact on the house as colors are a form of energy which reflects the energy hot or cold energy absorbed accordingly. So, before you decide to paint your home with a color scheme its better to understand the color temperature concept.

Color temperature can be easily understood by looking at the color wheel used to select the color scheme of paints for the interiors. The color wheel contains 2 parts consisting of warm color tones and cool color tones.

Warm Color Tones: The warm color tones include colors such as red, yellow and green.

Cool Color Tones: The cool tones include red to violet colors.

Whilst choosing a color scheme for your home’s the basic science that needs to be kept in mind is to choose warm colors to draw attention and to choose cooler color tones to make the interiors appear more large and spacious.

While choosing the warm and cool colors for your home it is necessary to pay attention to fade the line between warm and cool color schemes carefully. As the color scheme must flow seamlessly throughout the home so consider the adjoining rooms, light source and size restrictions of every room.

Color Selection –

 Every room reacts to natural light differently so choose warm colors such as shades of red to yellow with northern natural light source to balance the colors and light.

In rooms with southern light source, people have the flexibility of choosing warm and cool colors tones both for their homes. So, choose colors like light blue to mint green for your walls and choose red to dark tones in paint for the walls.

Rooms with eastern source of light choose warm colors such as yellow to reds to add more warmth to the room.

Rooms with western source of light mostly have evening light which makes the room more warm and beautiful. So choose warm colors to make the rooms more intimate.

So now that you are well briefed with the concept of color temperature and how to use different warm and cool color tones for different corners of your home, go ahead and paint your home with the color you most prefer.

 

Interior Design Trends

Interior Design Trends- 2016

With the welcoming of the year 2016 the home décor trends have even changed for the better in order to give a fresh appeal to the interiors of our homes. This year 2016 top notch interior designers have revved up the interiors of every home with some interesting latest trends. These interior design trends will continue to fascinate and inspire everyone to make these exciting changes in there abode all year round.

Touch of Metallic –

 This trend is surely going to make your home shine all year round. Choose accent pieces like brass vases, wall papers with metallic hues to grab attention to your favorite corner.

Graphics Tiles –

 Graphic tiles are not passé they have come back this 2016. So, make a statement by investing in colorful and vintage patterns in tiles for the living room or as your counter top in the bar.

Statement Pendant Lights –

 Statement lights are a piece of art to jazz up a simple living room. Pretty light fixtures don’t just boost more light to the room but also make the atmosphere around more pleasant. So choose any porcelain light fixture hand painted details or Moroccan style lanterns.

Sustainable Material is back –

 Designers worldwide are eyeing these worn and old materials like wood and antique furniture’s to add a distinctive charm to their ultra modern homes. So, recycle a few designs and make a statement in your home’s interiors.

Mix and Match Materials –

 Mixing and matching materials is considered bold and unique this season in the world of beautiful homes. So, mix in textured woods with metals in color tones of silver, gold and rose gold in designing your kitchen or your living room to add more character into your abode.

Bring in the Floral’s –

 Floral’s are not just for the gardens or fashion runways, bring in some vintage style soft floral prints into your homes for bringing in more color and comforts to your home. Choose from beautiful floral printed draperies, floral printed wall papers or just pick some floral prints on ceramics for bringing in natural beauty in your kitchen or dining table.

So these were the top interior design trends of the 2016 that can transform your living space.