Designers Cheat Sheet Illustrated 03

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Designers Cheat Sheet Illustrated 03

  1. 1. DJ's Home Improvements “ Designing & Building for YOUR Future” Vita Anne Burdi Certified Kitchen Designer Certified Bath Designer Jerome A. Burdi Certified Remodeler Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (516) 775-8696 www.DJsHome.com
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  16. 18. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET DJ's Home Improvements “ Designing & Building for YOUR Future” Vita Anne Burdi Certified Kitchen Designer Certified Bath Designer Jerome A. Burdi Certified Remodeler Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (516) 775-8696 www.DJsHome.com
  17. 19. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Warm Colors and Hues Make a Room Appear Smaller </li></ul>DJ’s Home Improvements
  18. 20. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Cool Colors and Hues Make a Room Appear Larger </li></ul>
  19. 21. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Use Light Colors to Decrease the Weight of an Object, and therefore Increase the Overall Spatial Perception of the Area </li></ul>DJ’s Home Improvements
  20. 22. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Use dark colors to increase the weight of an object and therefore decreases the spatial perception of the total area </li></ul>
  21. 23. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Use the same color throughout an area to camouflage structural problems and maximize the apparent volume of the space </li></ul>DJ’s Home Improvements
  22. 24. <ul><li>Use heavily textured surfaces to absorb light and dull the intensity of a color if you wish to decrease the apparent size and add warmth to the item </li></ul>DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET
  23. 25. <ul><li>Use smooth, shiny surfaces to reflect light and to intensify the color of an object, which will increase its apparent size </li></ul>DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET DJ’s Home Improvements
  24. 26. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Color Techniques - Create Spatial Illusion: </li></ul><ul><li>EXPAND SPACE </li></ul><ul><li>Use cool colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use light colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use dull colors </li></ul><ul><li>Keep contrasts to a minimum </li></ul>
  25. 27. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Color Techniques - Create Spatial Illusion: </li></ul><ul><li>SHRINK WITH COLOR </li></ul><ul><li>Use warm colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use dark colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use bright (pure) colors </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce several contrasts </li></ul>DJ’s Home Improvements
  26. 28. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Color Techniques - Create Spatial Illusion: </li></ul><ul><li>LOWER A CEILING </li></ul><ul><li>Use warm colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use dark tones </li></ul><ul><li>Strong saturation </li></ul>
  27. 29. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Color Techniques - Create Spatial Illusion: </li></ul><ul><li>HEIGHTEN A CEILING </li></ul><ul><li>Use cool colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use light tints </li></ul>DJ’s Home Improvements
  28. 30. <ul><li>Color Techniques - Create Spatial Illusion: </li></ul><ul><li>FORESHORTEN AN ELONGATED ROOM </li></ul><ul><li>On the narrow wall of room… </li></ul><ul><li>Use warm colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use dark colors </li></ul><ul><li>Strong saturation </li></ul>DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET
  29. 31. DESIGNER’S CHEAT SHEET <ul><li>Color Techniques - Create Spatial Illusion: </li></ul><ul><li>ELONGATE A ROOM </li></ul><ul><li>Use cool colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use light colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use dull colors </li></ul><ul><li>Limit contrasts </li></ul>DJ’s Home Improvements

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