Color schemes & inspiration
Preview – Pattern
A short description of the basic color harmonies: complementary, analogous, triadic and tetradic color schemes.
Pinks: Petal pinks are bright pick-me-ups, but they can also be surprisingly sophisticated and livable. To suit grown-up tastes, skip the confectionary pinks like bubble gum and cotton candy. "Choose a pink that is found in nature, like the pink in a sunset," says Shazalynn Cavin-Winfrey, a designer in Washington, D.C.