There’s a well-known phrase in the fashion industry: “Blue and green should never be seen,” together, that is. Well, nowadays that would be considered old-fashioned and de rigueur. In today’s interior designer circles, there are very few rules when it comes to incorporating colour in interior design, it all depends on how you use them.
There are however, a few constants to do with colour theory. Research has shown for example, that cultural differences can make us respond in different ways, but the overriding and universal agreement, is that one way or another colour is important to us all.
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In an industry with ever-changing trends and fads, it’s nice to know there are some constants and classic looks that will never date within interior design. There is one trend, however, that not only seems to be here to stay, but has changed the interiors industry possibly permanently. And it’s affected not just interiors, but the building and construction business, both in terms of how and where we work and live.
Our well-being, is now one of the most important themes in our consciousness today, and is fast dictating how we live and the environment we create. With research showing how our surroundings can affect our physical and emotional lives, it feels as though this trend is only at the beginning of its design journey.
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