Blue is the hot color of the moment, but it has been a long-time favorite for many. Blue is a versatile color that can create various moods in a room. Soft blues are calming and serene. Turquoise evokes island waters. Navy blue is a classic neutral. Deep, violet blues and cobalt are striking and bold. Let’s explore blue in its many variations and pay tribute to its versatility and classic beauty.
Light blue is peaceful and serene, reminding us of the sky on a bright, clear day. It is fresh and delicate. You instantly feel at ease when you enter a room that is designed with this softer blue. Mixed with gray or ivory, light blue is luxurious and modern. Paired with crisp white, light blue is refined and elegant.
Deeply saturated blues like navy, cobalt, indigo and royal set the scene for drama. When you enter a room of these rich colors, you feel enveloped. When walls are covered in one of these magnificent shades of blue in a gloss paint, they have a beautiful luster that is striking in a room.
Turquoise blue is often associated with an island style of decorating, but it has so many other variations. Turquoise is a striking color on its own but when combined with vibrant coral, pink and red, it truly shines.
Aside from light, dark and turquoise blue, there are hundreds of other tones that range from gray-blue, green-blue and every combination in between. Combine with purple, red, green, silver, gray, brown, ivory or pure white for interiors that are pure artistry.
Blue is a classic color. It can fade into the background or it can brighten up a room, depending on the shade or tint. Try combining bright pink with turquoise, gray with navy blue, yellow with cobalt and watch your rooms transform. Go for the classic blue and white for a clean, fresh look. Add touches of bright green for an update to this scheme. Try blue in one of its many variations and experiment with other colors to contrast. Blue is here to stay.