red palette


The Chinese believe that red symbolizes good luck, prosperity and happiness. So with the Chinese New Year approaching, we chose to make red the focus of this week’s paint color palette. The Emotion of Red Red is the color of blood and fire. It is hot, intense, and powerful. So how would you use it in modern homes? But before I talk about tips, let me tell you a story. Years ago, I moved into a big house. It was a rental. I was in an experimental mood at that time, so I thought, I’m going to have a red accent wall in this huge 100-sqm living room. I did that and was very satisfied with the results. What was once a cavernous space became warm and intimate with the red wall. Since I had some more red paint left, I thought, I’m going to paint the hallway red. What…