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How Many Colors is Too Many?

How many colors should you use in a color scheme in a room?This is a very popular interior color question from our readers. So I thought I would share my ideas with you. Using more than five colors My  usual reply is that there are no hard and fast rules, (here it comes) BUT more …

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Transform a Room with Wallpaper – Don’t be Afraid to Ask for Advice

Wallpaper can completely transform a room. I recently visited a friend who had purchased an older home that had been renovated and painted throughout. It looked clean and crisp, but it lacked something. My friend got to work and “went to town” with wallpaper. What a transformation. It reinforces my ideas on using pattern, texture …

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Choosing Color By Name – A Good Decision or Not?

Choosing Color By Name – A Good Decision or Not? I have just come back from a meeting to choose some colors for an office fitout, and I am amazed. I must say after all the years of choosing colors for interiors, I have just been introduced to a new method. This method has no …

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Texture – The Designer’s Best Friend

Texture – The Designer’s Best Friend Imagine a world without texture? It would be flat and without interest. Color alone would not be enough to make it look appealing. So we have to remember texture as a vital word in the interior designer’s vocabulary. By ensuring we add texture to an interior, we can pretty …

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