Here’s a cheat sheet on how to create a perfect color scheme. This is so useful not only for those who have no clue how to combine colors, but also for those who are good at it, and those who would like to move beyond the simple color combinations to more sophisticated schemes.

How to Create a Perfect Color Scheme

International color experts, who help Boysen and other global paint companies make the palettes in their annual color trends, have very high academic credentials in design, color psychology, and color physics. These experts help all kinds of companies, not only paint companies, with their branding or product development.

Read also about this topic in Choosing Color Combos for Beginners.

Feature image:  “Goethe’s symmetric colour wheel with associated symbolic qualities (1809).” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer, artist and statesman, who published a treatise entitled the Theory of Colors in 1810. He was the first to explore the psychological impact of colors on mood and emotion.


Annie is the Managing Editor of Let it B | MyBoysen Blog. An unrepentant workaholic, she runs this blog and her own company Talking Lions ( She thrives on collaborating with people who are good at what they do, and working together with them to create something special. Annie learned interior styling while managing her own wholesale business in the Netherlands, importing high-end, handmade home furnishings to stock four outlets and a showroom in the country.

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