Visual Effects with Colors

Visual Effects with Colors

Low Ceiling

Light colors work best
Light colors work best

To create an illusion of a higher ceiling, use the color white since it is versatile and matches with any light color. For balance, use a dark color for the walls.

Colors can make walls appear wider, taller
Colors can make walls appear wider, taller!

To make your walls appear wider and taller, extend the wall colour to the skirting and the cornice. Use a light-coloured paint for the ceiling to complement it.

Concealing Details
Concealing Details

The proportion of a room can get affected by architectural features. Camouflage this by painting them the same colour as the wall.

Small Rooms

Keep it light
Keep it light!

White, along with other light and cool colors create the illusion of light and space.

Reflect light
Reflect light by painting the wall facing the window

In order to make a room appear brighter and airier, use a light-coloured hue to allow light from the window to reflect against the whole room.

Blow up a small room with color
Blow up a small room with color

Use a single colour with a soft sheen finish to reflect light in the room make the room seem wider and more spacious.

Awkward Rooms

Go Monochromatic
Go Monochromatic

With this one as sloping ceilings make it hard to decide where the ceiling starts and the wall ends. Painting the room with one colour solves this problem.

Re - Shape Rooms
Re - Shape Rooms

Change up the room’s proportions by using a strong colour that gives the illusion of moving forward. Make an L-shaped room appear wider by connecting opposite walls.

Improportionate Rooms

Emphasize any feature
Emphasize any feature

Use a contrasting colour to create emphasis on any feature like the frames or the skirting.

The Impact Wall
The Impact Wall

To add some fun to a room, shake up the proportion and paint one wall a different and contrasting colour.

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