What Your Paint Color Says About You
If your walls could talk, here’s what they’d reveal. By Sarah Stebbins
Expert advice to smooth the way, from San Francisco interior designer Kimberly Ayres and New York City wallpaper master Al Hoxha.
If You Gravitate to Soft, Warm Shades…
The luminous quality of the colors is also energizing, stimulating conversation and appetites, says Eiseman. Still, to some, warm can be cloying: Eve Ashcraft, author of The Right Color, had a client who compared a buttery yellow room to “cholesterol.” To “bring the temperature down,” she recommends mixing in cool blue gray or green furnishings. Also consider less saturated versions of your favorite shades.