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How to Choose The Right Color For Your Walls.

One of the simplest ways to give new life to your flat is also one of the trickiest.

Selecting the right paint color seems so easy in theory but when you are confronted by the endless options it feels like an impossible choice.

Should I go warm, or should I go cool? Stick to grey or maybe add a beige?

Here are a few tips on how to get started. First decide which room you want repainted, that will help identify the paint finish you will need.

FLAT or Matte Finish

Matte or flat finish are great for formal living rooms, dining rooms, ceilings, or a formal office.

Eggshell Finish

Eggshell finish is a good option for family rooms, bedrooms, hallways, and entryways.

Satin Finish

Satin is a good option for moderate to high-traffic areas like family rooms, living rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, kids’ rooms, moulding and millwork, and interior doors.

High Gloss Finish

High Gloss should be reserved for kitchens and bathrooms since it's easy to clean and has a resistance to dirt, stains, and mildew

Now let's look at tones and how some designers have masterfully used them. We will explore Neutrals, Cool, and Warm tones. Don't be afraid to explore and see what appeals to your palette and brings life to your space.

Neutral Tones

Fiona Barratt Interiors

Charles Mellersh Interior Design
Nune Interior Design

Cool Tones

James Rixner Interior Design

Christian Turnier- GCT Marketing

Bjorn Bjornsson Inteiror Design

Warm Tones

Marion Alberge

Alys Design

Note Design Studio

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