colour psychology – using colour in interiors

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For the past few years, every quarter or so, Stacey Sheppard (from the renowned interiors blog The Design Sheppard) and I collaborate on a wonderful series relating to colour psychology for interiors. I love these articles which usually focuses on a colour that’s sparked Stacey’s colour curious.

So far we’ve looked at yellow, emerald green, indigo blue, tangerine, magnolia, grey and teal. Which colour takes your fancy…?

All you need to do is click on the read more… link and you’ll be taken to the full article over on Stacey’s blog The Design Sheppard.

 

Colour Psychology – Using Yellow in Interiors
In the very first of our colour collaborations, Stacey chose yellow, a hue she suddenly developed a really strong love for. Read more…

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Colour Psychology | Using Yellow in Interiors

 

Colour Psychology – Using Grey in Interiors
Stacey wanted to explore the increasing use of grey in interiors. In this post we looked at pure grey. Read more…

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Colour Psychology | Using Grey in Interiors

 

Colour Psychology – Using Magnolia in Interiors
We explore the use of magnolia in interiors, the hue that seems to be the developers and landlords favourite. Read more…

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Colour Psychology | Using Magnolia in Interiors

 

Colour Psychology – Using Orange in Interiors
In this article Stacey quizzed me on Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2012, which is the energy induced Tangerine Tango! Read more…

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Colour Psychology | Using Orange in Interiors

 

Colour Psychology – Using Green in Interiors
For 2013 colour of the year according to the Pantone was Emerald Green. Read more…

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Colour Psychology | Using Green in Interiors

 

Colour Psychology – Using Blue in Interiors
Blue and in particular Indigo Blue was Dulux’s Colour of the Year for 2013. Read more…

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Colour Psychology |Using Blue in Interiors

 

Colour Psychology – Using Teal in Interiors
The latest in the series. We looked at Teal, Dulux’s Colour of the Year for 2014. Read more…

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Colour Psychology | Using Teal in Interiors

 

If there’s a colour you would like featured I’d love to hear from you.

 

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2 Responses to colour psychology – using colour in interiors

  1. Gwen says:

    Hi Karen, I’ve found the articles really interesting!
    Will you be covering brown at all?

    Thanks!

    Gwen

  2. James Lee says:

    Choosing a colour for your interiors is always an important task. A soothing colour gives a calmer and peaceful look. Colour psychology is a very influential factor for interior decorators and designers. The blog gives very useful information, thanks for posting.

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