Category: Colors

October 29, 2019

Decorating With Red

Red is the highest arc of the rainbow, the longest wavelength of color and is believed to be the first color that a baby sees (as described by PANTONE). Reds are the most viscerally alive hues. Bright pink-reds are playful and flirtatious, and the orange-reds are warm and inviting. But red does also have its serious side. Ruby-wine reds are more elegant and blue-reds denote […]

October 19, 2019

Behr Paint Visualizer

With so many great color tools available online you can certainly become your own color expert. Color visualizers gives you the ability to view an entire room in any paint color you want. But before you invest time in any paint visualizers, eliminate the ones not represented in your area because nothing can be more frustrating  than picking the perfect paint color then find out […]

October 6, 2019

What is Light Reflectance Value

If you ever wondered what’s that LRV number on paint colour chips please read below. On my latest renovation, one thing that was really helpful in choosing my wall colour was the light reflectance value. After sampling few other colours, I choose Classic gray from Benjamin Moore and the deciding factor was the LRV. What is Light Reflectance Value  LRV measures the percentage of light […]

July 1, 2019

What Is A Colour Scheme

If you would like to learn more about colour schemes and how to understand the complexity of colour you are in the right place. In this post I will share with you few things  about the colour theory, colour vocabulary, colour wheel and colour scheme basics. The colour theory There are two basic colour theory topics that will touch on: colour wheel and colour scheme. […]