HomeInterior DesignHow to Decorate in Red Yellow Orange Analogous
Here are some examples of analogous color schemes for interior design in the red yellow and orange blend which works nicely. An analogous color scheme means that 2 or often 3 colors on the color wheel are right next to each other, and are blended in a room. Very often this begins with a patterned item such as an area rug, or piece of art that contains all those colors. It's important that the 60-30-10 rule is followed otherwise the room appears too garish.
  It's important that the 60-30-10 rule is followed otherwise the room appears too garish. The 60-30-10 rule means that one color is very dominant in the room, this is known as the dominant hue. The second color is lesser, and the third color is an accent color in small doses. There will also be a neutral color that is consistent as the base undertone for all the colors. These examples are in the red, orange, yellow analogous color scheme which is a very good one, and additionally there is a page of rooms that are blue in analogous.

 

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This analogous bathroom is simply yellow and orange with white, and the art throws a little green into it which helps to add a sharp accent color. The dominant hue is yellow which is the 60%, the orange is 30% and the green is 10%, and the neutral is white running underneath all the colors. 
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This living room is red, yellow and orange in brights, and the dominant hue is red, yellow is the secondary color and orange is the accent color, with white as the neutral color running through as the undertone of the room.
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This living room is red, orange and yellow, except this room is in earth tones and the base undertone is tan. The dominant hue is in rust in light and darker formats. This living room has the addition of yellow which brightens it up, and also some green in the couch pillows.
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This area rug has the analogous red, orange and yellow color scheme in earth tones so the lighter tans factor as a yellow. The rug contrasts against a darker brown, and the couch blends right into the darkest color in the area rug.  
 
  - To create an analogous color scheme find a patterned item that contains all the colors, it could be a bedspread, area rug, or piece of art.
- Look at this focal point object and decide which of the colors within it is the dominant hue.
- Carpet this dominant hue, as well as the largest furnishings.
- Use the secondary color as the smaller furnishings and the wall color.
- Use the third color in small doses such as accent pillows, and lamp shades. 
- Go ahead and use the neutral base undertone color for the room as various objects because it matches and fills in the gaps.

 

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