Everyone’s well aware of how to use all the well-worn, traditional color schemes in their HDB interior designs. However, the use of unusual colors is still very much a mystery to the untrained eye. So what exactly constitutes as an unusual color?
Well, it all depends upon the perspective, but the general consensus is these colors are bright, vivacious and extremely vivid. In large doses, they can seem like too much, but if you use them right, they can make for a great contrast against any conventional color. So without further ado, here are 5 ways you can use unusual colors in your interior designs.
1. Hot pink
To be honest, the very first thing that comes to mind when you think of ‘hot pink’ is a veritable Barbie Dreamhouse, isn’t it? Well, it is a pretty showy color, but you can use a small amount of it in your interior designs given two conditions. First, you have to use it in tiny doses throughout the space. Second, you have to use adequately dull colors in the rest of the interior to provide ample contrast.
2. Teal Bright
Who doesn’t love a little bit of teal? It’s an incredibly soothing color that never fails to catch the eye. Of course, it can run a little bit on the dull side. This is why when you use it, you have to counterbalance its partial dullness with small amounts of other vivid colors like orange, red, pink or more.
3. Blood Red
Used in a solitary formation, a blood red color scheme may or may not look like a movie set of a bad vampire movie. On the other hand, if you tone down its effects with sporadically contrasting colors like brown, white or black, then you can get a pretty interesting and sophisticated setting. You can even use various textures in contrasting hues to balance out the vividness of the red.
4. Royally Purple
Purple is one of those colors that has an inherently royal appeal. It is decadent and interesting, and if it is used in the right setting, it can make any space seem brilliantly rich and decadent. In fact, even a small amount of this color is enough to introduce a royal vibe into your interior design. The impact is even more apparent if you use it in rich fabrics like velvet or suede.
5. Carrot Red
The orange tinge in carrot red makes it one of those unique colors that can be hard to use in any interior design setting. You simply cannot use it in bulk. However, a small amount in an otherwise neutral color scheme can look very attractive. You can use it in the form of a kitchen backsplash or even an area rug.