Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Purple Color Pointers

What’s this season’s new and upcoming color? Purple. The color purple has been all the buzz in the interior decorating world. Although we are not seeing many fabrics yet, purple paints seem to be everywhere. They can be very soothing and look elegant if used properly. Some people think of purple as being feminine, but a dark purple can come off quite masculine. Muted tones are great for bedrooms and bathrooms as they have a relaxing effect. It is also common to put purple in the kitchen because of its association with fruit, flowers, and wine.

Purple has the unique quality of being either a cool or warm color depending on what it is paired with. Popular complimentary colors that go with purple are yellow and green. The following are some other suggested color combinations.

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