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Colours For Interior Decoration


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colour plays important part in hotels and housekeeping department interior decoration.various colours, colour scheme , colour combination, effects of colours are discussed in these slides

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Colours For Interior Decoration

  3. 3. COLOUR SCHEMES Monochrome Using 1 colour Eg. Blue colour Complimentry Using colours on the opposite/ contrast parts of the colour wheel 1 bright tone , 1 dull colour Blue + orange Split complimentry I colour + another colour on either side of the contrast/ opposite Blue + yellow orange/ red orange Analogous Using colours which are related Colours which are side by side on the colour wheel Blue + blue green/ blue violet Triad Using 3 primary colours/ 3 secondry/ 3 tertiary colours
  4. 4. COLOUR SCHEMES Monochromatic only one colour Complimentary contrast colours ,opposite on colour wheel Split complimentary using a colour with two colours on either side Analogous related colours ,side by side on colour wheel Traid 3 primary/ 3 secondary/ 3 tertiary
  5. 5. Complimentry split complimentry
  6. 6. triad
  7. 7. EMOTIONAL EFFECTS OF COLOUR  Bright colours – Red ,yellow, brown and darker shades are warm and advancing colours. They may shorten the length of the room if used on wall or shorten the height if used on ceiling  Cool colours- pale green, blue and other lighter shades tend to make a small room larger.
  8. 8.  Red, orange, yellow – warm and stimulating  Pastel shade - cooler and restful  Green - cool, soothing, pleasing effect  Pale blue - fresh and cool  Purple - richness  Brown/ dark shades - comfort  White- hygienic, peace but cold in appearance
  9. 9. COLOUR SCHEMES ACCORDING TO THE FUNCTION/ USE OF THE AREA  Rooms- peace in room, use light colours , cream colours on walls. Bright colours may be used on the soft furnishings  Restaurant relaxed atmosphere, go with the theme of the area  Lobby/ entrance - should look inviting, bright colours are used  Bathroom clean and hygienic
  10. 10. COLOURS UNITE THE AREA BUT IT IS AFFECTED BY  The amount of light falling in that area  Curtains appear darker in the day when sunlight falls from beside , but in night appears lighter  The type of surface  Rough surface appears darker then smooth surfaces  The surrounding colours  Strong colours may imbalance colours