To finish off our series on breaking design rules, we wanted to ficus on paint colors-specifically in small spaces. When it comes to small-space decorating, most people will keep their colors very light, to make the space feel bigger. It's a theory that makes total sense, but it's not the law. We've begun to appreciate the value of darker walls in small rooms. White is becoming an ever-popular color in many rooms, but dark, moody colors can add drama, especially to a small space that might lack architectural features or visual interest. Just review these examples:
So, next time you see a white wall, think of it as a blank canvas and consider the impact of a dark charcoal or deep jewel tone, just as these rooms showcase. I love the mix of colors here — from shades of grey to cool blues and greens. Would you consider painting your walls a dark shade?