For those of you who aren’t “in the know’ when it comes to what is hot in the world of residential painting trends, you will be happy to discover that the “in” color just happens to be gray. We shall state that again, gray in the trending color for interior rooms. Look, we know what you must be thinking, how could gray be a trending color? Well, contrary to popular belief, the color gray doesn’t necessarily make people think about rain or cloudy days. In fact, it works just the opposite, instilling peace and balance to a room. Think about gray as the little black dress for your home.
Gray is the type of color you can either hide behind or stand in front and let it shine. In color psychology, gray represents calmness and safety. Gray is practical and is as simple as it is reliable. Gray is the perfect blend of black and white, the perfect neutral. Despite being associated with doom and gloom, gray presents itself as the perfect backdrop to any style your rooms may hold. All types of furniture styles go well with gray as does any furniture colors, especially greens. pinks and purples.
Grays come in an assortment of varying shades, lighter grays are fitfully feminine while the darker grays have a stronger, more masculine effect on a room. You can opt to layer your room in grays, to better achieve a more complex and layered effect. With hues from nearly white to nearly black, there is a perfect shade of gray for every room and as well as every personality. Set yourself apart from the crowd and go gray today.