How do you continue to modernize your home? The answer is you keep up with the most current trends! The present trend in the interior design world is neutral colors. The top neutral colors are beige, ivory, black, gray and shades of white. Neutrals go with anything and everything and anything, and are a great place to start with integrating colours and prints into your lifestyle. Decorating with neutral colors offers a multitude of ways to add personality to your rooms. Learn how to decorate with neutral colors, and how to accent rooms with neutral paint colors. Try one of our many neutral color schemes, and get inspired to on to put together your own neutral color palette. Down below we give you our 5 top neutral colors we love and their meanings!
5 Best Neutral Wall Paint Color
Benjamin Moore’s White Dove OC-17: Unerring style defines this classic, softly shaded white. Light and luminous, it is a favorite choice for moldings and trim.
Best Gray: Sherwin-Williams Roycroft Mist Gray SW2844: Mist Gray gives a sense of calm and casual vibe. We love to use this color in an open floor plan and love how you can mix and match different prints and fabrics with it so easily.
Best Greige: Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray HC-173: Are you stuck deciding between grey and beige? Here is your color!
Best Dark Beige: Behr Mocha Foam T15-17: Mocha Foam adds depth to a living room or bedroom without feeling too dark. Pair it with earthy colors such as greens, whites and black.
Best Black: Magnolia Fine Black: Magnolia Fine Black is almost black with blue undertones. If you think black can’t be neutral, think again. Because it pairs well with nearly any color palette, black is actually an extremely versatile paint color.
The Psychology of Color for Interior Design
What do neutral colors symbolize?
White, an inherently positive color, is associated with purity, virginity, innocence, light, goodness, heaven, safety, brilliance, illumination, understanding, cleanliness, faith, beginnings, sterility, spirituality, possibility, humility, sincerity, protection, softness, and perfection.
Black is associated with power, mystery, strength, authority, elegance, formality, sophistication, strength, power and confidence.
Beige and ivory symbolize unification. Ivory symbolizes quiet and pleasantness. Beige symbolizes calm and simplicity.
Gray is a cool, neutral, and balanced color. The color gray is formal, conservative and sophisticated.
Brown evokes a relaxed, earthy and grounded feeling. The color induces naturalness and comfort in your home.
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