The perception of the interior is determined by the colour, and only then by the stylistic environment. Therefore, it is important to surround yourself with attractive, rather than repulsive shades. Interior trends is also striving for this, which in 2024 dictated a list of soft and soothing colours. It included warm beige, dark ginger, blue watercolour, spring green, almond, amber, as well as the colour of gold and samba. And to which design this or that colour scheme is more suitable, we will understand below.
You need to understand that creating a monochrome environment is not as easy as it seems at first glance. Therefore, colours are most often combined with each other. For this, no more than 3 shades are used in one design. Of them:
- 60% is the main (basic tone);
- 30% is used for additional shade;
- 10% is allocated to bright accents.
In 2024, neutral pastel colours are still chosen as the basis. But it is permissible to choose accents bright and unusual.
There is no need to talk about the classic colour in this case. We are talking about a gray-beige shade, which is distinguished by its neutrality, combination and comfort. In this palette, you can realize an elegant interior that promotes peace.
The colour goes best with:
Monochrome interior design is also acceptable, in which gray-beige and various variations of gray will be combined. Furniture in this case is better to choose from light wood, as well as flooring. Plaster will look good on the walls.
Dark ginger is a spicy variation of the previous grey-beige colour. The room with the predominance of this colour is warm and cozy. Designers attribute ginger colour to noble luxury. Therefore, it is often combined with gold details and burgundy accents. Also, the shade goes well with the colour of dark and mahogany, with vibrant green plants, with white, peach and muted purple flowers.
A washed out blue that seems to be in a white haze is best suited for bedrooms. It goes well with woody shades, including brown, beige, cream.
Watercolour blue is also acceptable to design an office. Despite the fact that at one time the blue room was set on edge, today such a design will be relevant. And with proper modern decor, boring marine shades will sparkle with new facets.
In addition to dark blue, turquoise, lavender, blue and purple can also be used in the interior. All of them are combined with yellow and orange. Also, variations of blue love wood finishes, with which you can make a Mediterranean or marine interior.
Green is a natural shade, surrounded by which people tend to calm down. In addition, the olive colour will suit a conservative setting and minimalism. But in a classic interior it is permissible to use dark green accents in decoration, ultramarine – for upholstery of upholstered furniture, emerald – for velvety textiles.
Successful combinations of green are obtained with the following colours:
In addition, the intensity of the colour determines the purpose of the room. In the bedroom, for example, you should use muted light colours, including pistachio, olive and mint. Muted saturated ones are suitable for the kitchen. But the emerald, lime, turquoise and canary mentioned above look perfect in the living room. Colour can appear in living plants, used on photo wallpapers.
Almond is more of a cool than a warm colour. But in combination with green, graphite and blue, it changes its appearance due to its inherent versatility. Almond can act both as the main tone and as an auxiliary. One way or another, it goes well with different shades and interior styles.
Amber is rarely used as a basis for other palettes. But, as an accent, it clearly plays a transformative role. Combining yellow, orange and red colours, the shade sets a cheerful note.
In addition, colour can stimulate mental work and thought processes. Therefore, they should arrange a study or an interior zone separated for this. The colour is in harmony with gray, brown and lilac colours.
Samba is an expressive red-cherry shade that is bright and muted at the same time. They can decorate walls, furniture upholstery, and headset panels. But only separately, without using colour in all details. It is better to combine it with neutral tones: white, beige, cream, etc.
Gold and silver
After a long period of interior design in restrained styles, the designers decided to bring a little luxury into modern housing. Therefore, lamps, furniture handles and other small accessories can be chosen in gold colour. Gold is a combinatorial colour that harmonizes with black, turquoise, malachite, chocolate, red, pink and blue. In principle, it can be perfectly combined with any colour, but not with any style. Loft, eco-style, minimalism and hi-tech, for example, are unlikely to be combined with golden decor.
In addition, furniture leather upholstery or textiles for curtains can be imitated in gold. And along with gold, silver is gaining popularity, presented in interiors in the form of polished nickel, dark steel and silver, brass, iron and white alloys.
Finally, to create retro styles, bronze is used with might and main, combined mainly with woody and light shades of furniture.
We must not forget that the most compatible and versatile in any design is white. It will never spoil the visual effect of any space. Small rooms become spacious with it, and large ones become even brighter. White can be used in the bedroom in a singular way, making up for the lack of colours with different textures. But mostly white is combined with the rest of the palette as an additional colour that gives dynamics and clarity to the room.
It must be remembered that no matter how fashionable a colour is, it may not be suitable for decorating a particular home. When choosing an interior colour trends 2024, one should take into account the features of the room, the direction of the style and, of course, the character of the owners. With the right use of a rainbow, you can create any effect in any design.