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The Power Of Colour

Colour is a powerful tool that can transform any space in your house into a beautiful and inviting home. Understanding the basics of colour is crucial when designing your home, the right colour can create not only a visually pleasing environment but also make you feel harmonious, but using the wrong combination can lead to an unbalanced space. This blog will help you understand the power of colour.

There’s the 60-30-10 rule.

Most interior designers or decorators know that the home space is divided into these three numbers 60, 30 and 10. This rule means 60 forms the dominant colour for your walls. 30 is the secondary colour typically for the upholstery, and last but not least 10 which is the accent colour used for accessories.

To begin our journey into colour, we must understand the fundamentals, learn about the colour wheel, which consists of primary, secondary, and tertiary colours, and discover how different colours evoke different emotions if you are looking to create various moods within a space.

Keep in mind colour temperature, know the contrast between warm and cool.

Neutral colours help to provide a sense of balance and harmony a perfect example would be grey with warm honey tones. These neutral colours are the backbone of any well-designed space.


Consider the spaces in your home, each space has its unique purpose and it is important for the colour to reflect their functions. Learn about colour psychology and how to use it strategically to influence mood and behaviour. A few examples are the following:

Colour Chart

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