Calming Wall Colors
Calming Living Room Colors. Coat trim in a warm ivory hue, then pick one shade darker, such as cappuccino or biscuit, for the walls so the envelope of the room is smooth and uninterrupted. Curtain panels of French-vanilla silk and wall-to-wall carpeting in a warm oatmeal shade keeps the hushed hues going.
Water's Edge. The most relaxing colors are greens, blues, and grays. And here's a hue that combines them all—it's hard to pinpoint which color is dominant, but depending on the light, it could be any of the three. As a midtone shade, Water's Edge from Benjamin Moore makes a statement, but never loses its calming touch.
Healing colors are the colors that influence mood, calm the nervous system and make the environments less provoking and peace inducing. Over the centuries, many cultures across the world have employed colors for their healing powers. Even today, Chromotherapy is an important tool for gentle healing treatment.
What Paint Colors Are Calming & Make a Room Big? Making a Room Feel Bigger. To make a room feel larger, light to mid-tone shades are the way to go. Brown. Dark, heavy browns are calming, but can bring the walls inward in a small space. Green. Greens are ideal for rooms where you want to focus or
Turquoise, the color of creative and mass communication, in light to medium tones, is appropriate for walls in training rooms. Turquoise helps in calming the nerves of public speakers and is a good color for teaching. Printing on yellow colored handouts assists recipients to retain what they are reading.
The most calming colors are usually in the blue family, but muted, dusty shades of other colors can also be soothing, according to Jackie Jordan, Sherwin Williams director of color marketing.