8 Classic Color Combos

Trends come and go, but these tried-and-true color palettes have stood the test of time.

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Orange and Blue

Like all of the classic combinations shown here, varying shades of these colors work well together. Here, orangey coral is an equally bright counterpoint to teal blue. "A neutral, like black, paired with a color allows the color to shine without overwhelming the viewer," says designer Meredith Heron of her decision to accent the teal wall with a black one. Image courtesy of Meredith Heron

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