Ultraviolet: How and where to use this luxurious color so as not to overdo it and not get a brain explosion
Ultraviolet (Ultra Violet) – a mysterious, deep, luxurious shade. It symbolizes prosperity and harmony, with its help it is possible to achieve balance in the interior, it is beneficial to zone the space and visually modify it for the better. Not without reason, in 2018, it was declared the color of the year according to the version of the Pantone World Institute of Color. We figured out how to use it to turn your home into real royal chambers.
What you need to know about purple:
• This is one of the most complex shades in the color palette, it is the result of the fusion of red and blue.
• Very active color scheme, which requires a special approach.
• With moderate use in interior design, it is able to improve the emotional state, bring harmony and comfort to the house.
• Dark color variations should be used with caution, as well as too bright. In the first case, there is a risk to receive psychological pressure, in the other – excessive irritability.
• There should not be many other color spots next to purple.
Purple on the walls: pluses and pitfalls
Deep variations of Ultra Violet visually absorb space, they can be used on the walls where you need to get rid of the feeling of emptiness. Purple fills the wall, smoothes out bumps, “eats” flaws in the form of curved corners, protrusions.
When you want to use a lavender color in a small space and at the same time visually enlarge it, you need to seek help from bright, cold and barely perceptible colors. So it will turn out to achieve a feeling of lightness and open space, and also noticeably refresh the interior.
Another good use of the violet range is accents. Address them when there is a desire to visually zone a space. Leave all walls white, and the desired wall highlight purple. Excellent this reception works in the bedroom and bathroom. It helps to tune in to the wave of relaxation and pacify psychological arousal.
Another interesting look purple blotches in the patterns of wallpaper. This option is suitable for those who are afraid to radically change the space or are not yet ready for the purple walls, but want to try something fresh and unusual in the interior of their home.
All variations on the theme of lavender are simply created for the accent complement the interior. Pillows, vases, chandeliers, carpets, rugs – use a variety of items, but do not overdo it. To decorate the bedroom, it is enough to put on the bed a few decorative purple pillows.
In the living room, place a purple carpet, especially if you need to divert attention from any flaws in space. He will focus his interest on himself. The same technique works well with chairs, sofas, curtains.
You can experiment with the color of other objects – chairs, tables, dressers, cabinets. Just imagine how fresh the familiar interior will look in an unusual color design.
Saturated deep shades ideally combined with complex and rich textures. A striking example is the use of Ultra Violet with velvet and velor. It turns out a truly royal combination that pleases the eye with twinkling modulations. Sofas and armchairs with such upholstery attract me like a magnet, and I want to touch the velvet purple cushions!