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The Best Options in Color For HDB Renovation

When redesigning the appearance of your HDB room, living room, dining room or other room in your home there are many aspects and elements to take into account, however one of the main ones is color and texture.


Depending on the color, for example, certain reactions are generated in the people who observe it and if it dominates an environment, whoever interacts with it will have certain sensations, so it is very important to know what you want for the room whose interior design you will remodel.

Because color is an element of great importance in interior design, below we will give you some tips to combine colors and we will explain the impact that each one of them generates on people and the best uses to give it. For an HDB renovation, colorsplays a very important in giving you the feel and style of your home.

How to combine colors

Chromatic circle

The easiest way to combine colors is by using the color wheel in the following ways:

  • Using complementary colors, that is, those on opposite sides of the circle.
  • Using analogous colors, that are 2 or 3 colors that are contiguous in the circle.
  • Using the triad of colors, which are the ones that form a triangle in the circle.

Effects and uses of colors

Red: Red is an intense color, which generates agitation and raises adrenaline, for this reason it is related to strong emotions such as passion or those we feel in moments of danger. Due to the vivacity of this color, it is good to use it to brighten up environments with neutral colors, but it is very important that you do not abuse color because the excess of it in a room can be exhausting and create stress.

Orange: This color is very similar to red but with a less intense effect, since orange is both stimulating and comforting. Stimulates vitality, movement, breathing, harmony in the body, communication and interrelation. Orange is a color used in meeting spaces such as the living room or dining room, or in leisure places such as the patio or the children’s playroom.

Yellow: Yellow is one of the warm colors that is less aggressive. It generates optimism, calms the nerves and stimulates creativity. It is good to use it in cold places or in meeting or study rooms.

Green: It is a color that generates peace, calm, reduces fatigue and encourages rest. It helps neutralize warm colors and harmonize the environment, so it is good to use it in any room but above all it is recommended in bedrooms or bathrooms.

Blue: Blue works even more as a painkiller than green, but its excess can also generate sadness. It is used to convey seriousness and cause tranquility that is why it is used in rooms, especially those of children.

Purple: This is a color that encourages creativity and allows relaxation and meditation. It helps to scare away fears. It is not advisable to use purple in excess, but painting a wall to contrast with a warm environment or using it in certain details gives the place a good look.