Convey it With Color – ORANGE

Continuing with our Color Series, we bring you Orange!

With orange, there is no in between on the acceptance of color. It is definitely NOT neutral. Either you love it or you hate it. It is a fun and flamboyant color that radiates warmth and energy; is has all of the physical force of red, but is less frenetic, intense and passionate. Orange tones are big this season and provide a bright flash of delight when paired with cool hues or neutral tones. While not for the faint of heart, you can make a bold statement by covering an entire sofa or chair or by painting one wall in this bright tone. Or, use it to bring a little extra pop to an area by adding just a few accessories in full-on orange: a throw pillow, a blanket, a piece of glass art. You’ll love the modern and striking effect you can have with this gorgeous and stunning color.

The Megan Sofa at Schneiderman's with Striking Orange Wall Decor

The Megan Sofa with Orange Wall Decor

Convey it with Color – RED

Many of us react to color before we even think about what we are looking at. We may see the same exact style of chair and love the one in red but hate it in yellow. Why is that? Our response to color in instantaneous, many of our shopping decisions are based on that first impression. Color permeates our lives whether we realize it or not, it can be especially evident in our homes. Color can stimulate or relax and should be used in the home to create the feeling and mood that you most want your family to experience as they go about their daily lives.

At Schneiderman’s Furniture, we have an impressive selection of fabric choices and special ordering opportunities so that you can really take your color choices and preferences to a place that describes you and your desires in a very unique and specific way.

There are hundreds of colors out there but I’m going to focus on just a few in the next few weeks, with help from our very own Chad VanKekerix, I hope to provide some insight into what you can convey with color.

RED

Spicy! Red is a stimulant and the hottest of the warm colors. Studies show that red can have a physical effect, increasing the rate of respiration and raising blood pressure. Use the color red to grab attention and to get people to take action. It can be dynamic and exciting. In a room, a little bit of red goes a long way. Small doses can often be more effective than large amounts of this strong hue. Used strategically as an accent, red can focus attention on a particular element or area of a room. Possibly with a few red pillows in an otherwise neutral room, or a striking red painting on the wall to create a focal point. Red can also imply happiness and joyfulness, particularly when combined with  multiple shades of reds, pinks, and oranges. It can be a very cheerful or a very dramatic palette. To invite prosperity into your home, Feng Shui recommends painting your front door red. A bedroom….maybe not.

Look at the way red creates a focal point on this table and on the walls, the varying shades and warm tones create a happy, vibrant dining area.

Color Cuisine Dining Set by Broyhill at Schneiderman's Furniture

Red creates a powerful and joyful pop in this dining room.

Furnish with Bamboo!

We have a really beautiful new collection from Aspen Furniture called “Origin.” With pieces from the bedroom, home office and dining groups, you can practically furnish your whole house in this contemporary collection. The sustainable bamboo veneers are finished in a dark brown cocoa bean color. Stop by one of our showrooms to check it out.

Origin Collection at Schneiderman's Furniture

Origin Collection

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