Color selection in residence – Guest Post by Sugumar murugan

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Color selection has become a very important in our home now. Color selection changes our mood such as passion, desire, happiness, peace, hunger, sleep etc…

Colors can be broadly classifies into 3 categories:

Primary color: Red, blue, yellow

Secondary color: Orange, Green, Purple, Violet

Tertiary Color: Red orange, yellow orange, yellow green, blue green, Red violet

And the fourth one is the neutral colors

Neutral colors-Grey, cream, beiges, tans and taupe


Red: warm color, exciting and warming.

Associated- hunger, anger, passion and vitality.

Area of use-Restaurant, dining room.


Blue: calm, happiness and comfort and very cool color.

Associated-Strength, security and calmness

Area of use-Institution and medical.


Yellow: Warm, vibrant and clear.


Area of use-Living hall and bedroom


Green: Vibrant, lively and crispy

Associated- Liveliness

Area of use-Living hall


White, pink, lavender, peach, lemon yellow, and lime yellow: Calming and soothing

Area of use-kids plays room


Brown: Contemporary look

Area of use-Bed room and living hall


About the author

Sugumar Murugan is an Architect by Profession and is well versed in interior designing and planning buildings. He has been working as Senior Architect with a Multinational company and is very much interested in improving the looks of homes.

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6 thoughts on “Color selection in residence – Guest Post by Sugumar murugan”

  1. We’re a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community.
    Your website offered us with valuable info to work on. You’ve done an impressive job and our entire community will
    be grateful to you.

  2. thanks for the comments….every one has their own sence for color…only thing is to be checked weather what you have choosen is correct or not….

  3. Hi
    we were in a plan to paint our houses and it was a right time i saw your article.The information’s was very useful and Iam happy with the colour that i selected.

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