Forget Monochrome, Here’s Why an Analogous Color Scheme Reigns Supreme

When in doubt, turn to the color wheel. This is a rule that even pro designers follow, and can be used to guide the design of your interiors. While monochrome may be the latest obsession, we’re turning to new pairings for a fresh use of color. Enter: the analogous color scheme. This scheme involves three hues, all of which are positioned next to each other on the color wheel. Let’s break it down in more detail below:

WHAT IS AN ANALOGOUS COLOR SCHEME?

Speaking technically, analogous colors are three colors next to each other on the color wheel, composed of one dominant color (usually a primary or secondary color), then a supporting color (a secondary or tertiary color), and a third color that is either a mix of the two first colors, or an accent color that pops. “A succulent is an example of analogous colors in nature, with its blue, green, and blue/green leaves,” says designer Kristen Peña. “Another is the setting sun with hints of red, orange and yellow.”…[READ MORE]

Source: Forget Monochrome, Here’s Why an Analogous Color Scheme Reigns Supreme | sg.style.yahoo.com

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