If you’ve ever picked a color at the hardware store just to get home, paint your walls with it and find it looks very different from what you expected – you are not alone. Rarely as hard and fast as one might expect, the color can change significantly depending on the context, depending on environmental influences such as neighboring colors, space and above all light.
“When choosing colors,” our designers advise, “pay attention to the type of light you are getting in the area you are painting. The color looks different in natural light, incandescent lamps, and fluorescent materials. “Whenever possible, it is always best to get color samples from your supplier and test the colors in small patches before making a final decision. Choosing colors can be tricky. You can find more tips on painting your walls here.
In the picture: A kitchen painted with Farrow & Ball’s Railings 31.