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Combining and harmonising colours

Start by defining a colour which will serve as the base colour: to do this, look to your interior decoration for inspiration.

Once you have chosen this colour, there are several options:

Develop a range of tones using this colour as a starting point: settle on a blue curtain, for example, then decide to decorate with matching tones of deeper and lighter blue, combined with beige, sand and grey.

>The advantage: a seamless, elegant, and timeless interior which will delight lovers of natural and classic ambiances alike.

 

Embrace a contrasting decor by combining this colour with its complimentary colour.

Complimentary colours are the opposite colours in the chromatic circle : red and green, orange and blue, yellow and purple. 

 

For example, settle on a blue curtain, and awaken your interior by matching it with cushions in various shades of orange.

>The advantage: a lively and dynamic interior which will win over lovers of a stylish or nomadic ambiance.

 

Focus on a colourful decorative style without it being flamboyant by combining your base colour with a related colour. Related colours are located side by side on the chromatic circle. For example, choose a blue curtain and harmonise your interior by choosing purple and raspberry tones.

>The advantage: a soft and harmonious interior to charm lovers of serene ambiances.

>The golden rule: for successful interior decoration, never choose more than 4 different colours. Instead, play on varying shades and tones.

 

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