Colour Facts For August 2016

Colour Facts For August 2016
  1. Did you know why are soccer balls Black and White? The game was meant to be watched on TV, and back when there were black and white screens, they wanted the soccer ball to easily catch the eyes of the viewers.

  2. Man first invented the wheel, and then Sir Isaac Newton invented Colour Wheel – the second best invention that helps comprehend colours and help in different fields whether interior design, fashion design, paint etc.

  3. Did you know why the Olympics symbol has Blue, Yellow, Black, Green and Red on a white background? When the symbol was designed in 1912 it was to represent flags of all competing countries then. The idea was that these six colours should reproduce every country's flag, making it a global entity.

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Colour Quotes For August 2016

Colour Quotes For August 2016
  • What makes things memorable is that they are meaningful, significant and colourful.

    - Joshua Foer

  • She sees in black and white, thinks in greys, but loves in colour.

    - J.M. Storm

  • I would like to paint the way a bird sings.

    - Claude Monet

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Colour Tips For August 2016

Colour Tips For August 2016
  1. If you want to introduce colour into your home but are unsure how, start small. Use colours contrasting the sofa for your cushion cover and see how they immediately brighten up the room. If the seating arrangement in neutral, go for vivid shades of reds or purples and select muted tones and creams if it is the other way round.

  2. One combination that will stand true for all the seasons of the year is the pale blue-dark grey-light grey combination. These hues look classy regardless of the weather outside and can give the touch of elegance to your home. You can keep changing the accessories to mix things up every now and then. Use the pale blue for walls, the dark grey for ceilings and the light grey for trim.

  3. To give a room painted a light shade of pink a more mature look, simply swap the furniture for one made of darker wood, you can also change the upholstery to dark nautical stripes. It will immediately make the room feel that much older and refined, perfect for growing up daughters or even you if baby pink was your favourite colour a while back!

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