The eight elements of design are:
In this weeks Design 101 blog we are going to focus on Color and Value. There are three primary colors – red, yellow and blue. Combinations of the three primary colors create the basic colors: red, yellow, blue, orange, green and violet. The mixing of these six colors, along with darkening or lightening creates the subtleties that produce interesting design results. The darkening and lightening of a given color is what is known as value. When decorating your home, you need to work with the color and value of all the elements in a room including walls, floors, ceiling, furniture, window treatments and accessories. One of the best inspirations for developing a color scheme can be found in nature. Take a look at some of these influences and share your color inspirations.