Color Theory 101: Analogous, Complementary and the 60-30-10 Rule

Interior designers and color experts share tips for harnessing the transformative power of paint to create interiors that are balanced, sophisticated and livable.

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Analogous Colors

Analogous colors sit next to each other on the color wheel. This room featuring a bright orange fireplace and yellow walls is a perfect example. These neighboring colors create a striking contrast when used side by side in an interior. Image courtesy of Maria Killam, photographer: Anna Beaudry

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