White, the color of openness and light is remembered as a start. It is daytime, it does not like being alone, it is positive and a reconciler. It confirms and injects hope. Nobility and tolerance are in the nature of this color. Although the positive aspects are the majority, when it is used on its own it tires the eyes, it has a negative impact mentally and reduces perception. It should be used along with any color on the interior as a supplement. Thus the direct features of white are avoided making the color of the main tone and the impact it leaves on you more flexible.
Comprised of the combination of black and white. Known as the color of fog it is the color of being soiled and stained. It is color that is sad, distressed, pessimistic, far from enterprise, not easily affected and stimulated. Grey is neither good or bad. It is neutral. It is a color for indecisive and cautious people. It is not right for using alone in interiors. It should definitely be used with another color to remove the direct effect of grey. Otherwise it will have a negative effect on a person's psychology, it will distance a person and isolate them from socializing.
It expresses physical power, movement and liveliness. It is the color of passion and sexual attraction. The negative aspects are crowdedness, insensitiveness, anger and aggressiveness. It is a hot color. The complimentary color is green. It is the color of active, enterprising, pioneering and active people. Extrovert, brave and risk-taking people who like to be successful and do not like losing prefer this color. When used excessively it causes negative features to become more prominent and causes people to be aggressive and hostile.
The use of Red on Interiors
Since it is an exciting color it should be used in places of action like discos and kitchens. Due to being energetic it can cause impatience in people so waiting rooms would not be a good place to use it. It should be used with a complimentary color in children's rooms, bedrooms and resting rooms. Thus the aggressive and distracting features of red and its energy and excitement are somewhat diffused. It should not be used in places where there are old people and where there are electrical appliances.
The emotions of the spiritual world, deep emotions, serenity, trust, loyalty, talent, beauty, responsibility, peace, love, hope and freedom are generally the compliments of blue. Their negative side; constantly seeking, being without trust, being a dreamer, excessive emotion, monotoneness and laziness. It is a cold color. The supplementing color is orange. It appears before us as an expression of full and deep feelings. It is combining and integrating. It has a calming and emotionally repairing effect. It is the color of communication. It especially appears before us in mobile phone advertisements.
The use of Blue in interiors
It should not be preferred in highly active areas as it brings out melancholy and serenity. It can be used in the rooms of young people and children in the right tones and always with the supplementing color orange. Otherwise it may not be successful as it could cause excessive emotional state and romanticism in kids.
Since it is obtained by combining red and blue it carries the features of both colors. Clarity, clearness, instinctive superiority and naivety are features it gets from blue; attractiveness and eroticism are features it gets from red. It does not like argument or violence. It if graceful, polite and beautiful. In situations that are painful and miserable it is used to achieve tranquility. It is mourning and sadness but it is also calming and soothing... It creates positive effects in spiritual activities like meditation.
It appears to us as a color that seeks magic and sorcery. Therefore it is a color that many pre-adolescent children prefer.
The Use of Purple in Interiors
Generally it can be used in any venue with refreshing, rested, crisp and graceful lines. It especially suitable for bedrooms and work rooms. But if used in especially active or calm venues it should definitely be supplemented with yellow to directly reduce its effect.
This is the color of socializing, sparkling, openness and clarity and represents positiveness. It brings enthusiasm and action. The negative aspects are being two faced, susceptible to cheating and mental confusion.
It is a warm color. The complimentary color is purple.
Yellow is the color of temporariness. This is why all taxis in the world are yellow. Yellow shows transition between red and green on traffic lights.
The Use of Yellow on Interiors
It is recommended to be used with purple its complimentary color. When used on its own the negative aspects may come into play. It encourages a person to think and tires them. It is recommended to be used in the kitchen and entry way in particular. In the kitchen it encourages a person to work, in the entry way its feature of making people happy is useful to greet visitors. Since it pushes people to think it should be used with purple in child and adolescent rooms, work rooms and bedrooms to reduce the effect. Since it motivates the elderly and instills hope it is especially used in nursing homes.
Orange is the combination of yellow and red. Therefore it carries the features of both colors individually in its identity. It is a warm color. Being extroverted, successful, modern, attractive, interested, broad, passionate and hopeful are in the nature of orange. Also it is the color of those who are enterprising, warm-blooded, positive, enthusiastic, bright, attractive, warm and sincere.
The use of Orange on the Interior
Due to the energy and excitement it gives off, it should not be used in spaces for rest and thought. It should not be used in offices, bedrooms and work rooms. It is recommended to be used in children's rooms, dining rooms and kitchens.
Obtained by combining yellow and blue, green is a cold color. It is reminiscent of hope, liveliness and spring. It is the color of rebirth. It is a color favored by positive, still, autonomous, superior, confident, consistent and sensitive people. It is a cold color. It accentuates resistance rather than being constant. Decisiveness, persistence and stubbornness are its striking features. Promptness, integrity and accuracy of logic are other features of green. Since it pushes people towards nature and relaxation people who tend to be lazy should not use green.
We see green used in the interior of homes, especially in the kitchen and entry way, and also in hospitals and theatres.