Interior / September 4, 2018 / Zion Fenton
You also have an innate reaction to color. For example, when you look at red, it does increase your heart rate. It is a stimulating color. This goes back to caveman days of fire and danger and alarm. You also have learned certain associations with color, such as red making your heart race since it is linked with fire trucks and ambulances, in other words, alarm, or yellow having positive association simply because it was the color of your beloved grandmothers kitchen.
Think blue and white is the equivalent of black and white, it is just not as fierce. It is more welcoming to most people. Working within a streamlined color palette not only helps the rooms themselves feel cohesive, but it also helps with the transitions between rooms. When you are in the middle of the foyer and you are able to see all the other rooms throughout, you have the same family of colors repeated but in different ways in each space.