12 Paint Colors That Will Make You Happier, According to Paint Pros
Color plays an important role in how we relate to spaces, and the paint color you choose affects not only how the space looks but also how it feels. More than a matter of aesthetics, color can influence our emotions. "It's no secret that color affects your mood—that's why so much research goes into choosing brand color schemes," says the designers at Chicago-based design firm Studio Gild. "With interior design, using a lot of one color in a space can trigger an emotion that you wouldn't feel if it were used as just an accent color," they explain. While there is no universal set of rules for picking paint colors, we probably all want to fill our homes with colors that make us feel happy. To help narrow down the selection, we reached out to some professional designers for their recommendations on paint colors that are guaranteed mood-boosters. Here are 12 paint colors that will make you smile every time you enter the room.