Features and characteristics of orange in the interior
Orange color palette assertive, bright, active. In fact, orange color is complex. It takes a long time to get used to it, and creating an original harmonious combination of shades is hard at all. If the cheerful orange color is your dream, the juicy theme can take root in the room for a long time.
Using the orange color in the design of apartments, do not forget about the rooms in which a stylish interior is not as important as comfort and warmth. This primarily applies to children's guest rooms, corridors and bedrooms. In order to have a comfortable and pleasant time in these rooms, follow the following rules on the use of orange in the interior.
- Ideally, orange is a red-yellow combination, the personification of passion and warmth.
- Orange palette is diverse. There are salmon, peach, coral, amber, brown, carrot orange, pumpkin, dark salmon, tangerine, tones.
- Warm orange shades successfully combined with cold. It will be interesting to combine in the interior blue and orange colors, turquoise and peach, teal and pumpkin.
- Designs in a terracotta, coral, pumpkin, peach, amber palette are considered popular. They are perceived easily, naturally and naturally, do not look so “flashy” like the other shades.
Photo: peach color in the living room interior
Photo: combination of orange and pink
How to use the orange gamut
Orange color in the interior should cause a feeling of manifestation so that neutral shades do not allow it to dominate. Looks great in design soft cream palette, against which the orange tones look like small patches, immersed in the bright interior of the room.
Tip: If you are the owner of upholstered furniture with bright textile upholstery and want to hide the defiant interior, cover it with a cover so as to cover the seat and back. So it will be possible to hide and leave at the same time visible from under the cover of orange color.
Pastel colors neutralize the bright orange activity quite well. Using in the bright room not diluted natural shades of orange, you, thereby, enliven the interior. It is impossible to “cool” an apartment without taking into account the combination of orange color with other tones of the palette.
The cold blue gamma reduces the assertiveness and fieriness of this color. Remember that blue and orange tones should be used in the interior in the same ratio, otherwise important complementarity will be lost.
Successful harmony of the blue-orange combination is impossible without a selection of saturation. For example, while using a relaxed terracotta theme or gummigut in design, you need a steel, cobalt or blue addition. If the bright orange color is chosen as the main color, the interior should be complemented with cool azure, blue-green, and turquoise tones.
Photo: blue and orange tones should be used in the interior in the same ratio
Photo: Pastel Orange Wall Decoration
Application of orange
In large quantities, the orange color in the interior is recommended to apply when the room is sufficiently lit and spacious. In this case, the juiciness of tangerine will not irritate, distract and disturb the person.
Orange color can turn a bulky room into a room with a soulful atmosphere. If this color is slightly diluted with properly selected furniture, the expected effect will increase.
Tip: Feel free to draw one of the planes of the room with bright shades of orange, for example, the ceiling, one of the walls, the floor. Do not be afraid to get an extravagant "catchy" interior. Remember, when both dark and light shades are used in the room at the same time, the interior is smoothed out, aligning the color palette.
Photo: orange ceiling in the dining room interior
It is accepted to name a composition the shades united in one style group. In this case, it is worth analyzing the rich orange group. In the bright "orange" interior, the views of the guests will be intently riveted to the spotted color, ignoring the interesting decorating elements of the interior. It is best to minimize the use of other conflicting shades in the room, replacing them with designer trinkets in the form of hanging accessories, paintings, photos, flowerpots.
If you wish to combine several shades of orange in one room zone, make the remaining free space neutral by finishing with green, sand, gray tones or diluting the interior with standard black and white colors.
To make the interior look complete, not enough simple orange accents. A great option is to choose compact stationary pieces of furniture with different bright orange upholstery.
Perhaps, in the bedroom there will be by the way stools of bright color, a table for toiletries or a banquette made of leather. Do not worry that you will make the interior too bright. If over time the design becomes boring, you can always safely upholster furniture with a new cloth or repaint it in a different color.