Color-blocking has been a hot trend in fashion which is spilling over into interiors. It is fun and can have bit of an avant garde edge if your really push the colors. Whether planning a new kitchen, redecorating a room or remodeling a bathroom the cool thing about color-blocking is you can work it in at any time.
Just what is “color-blocking?” When two or more large blocks of colors are used on a garment or in a room setting. Color-blocking makes color scheming super simple. Pick, one, two or three colors and go! The trick is to use the colors as expansive solids. Take an easy-on-the-eye monochromatic approach by making color blocks out of shades of a certain color, or go for it with dramatic bold colors. If you are looking for really wild colors check out an earlier color post. via Contemporist via Conceptual Kitchens & Millworkvia Sugarlaws A looser take on color-blocking via Chinoisere Chicvia Laufen via Welborn Cabinet Inc. via Coco Cozy
Use color to emphasize certain areas or create interest. The thing to remember about color-blocking is opposites attract and makes things interesting. Color-blocking is an easy solution for those muddled by too many colors or patterns because you don’t need to bother with them. A big splash is all you need.