Discover when and how to use hot and cold whites.
When to use warm whites?
First things first, right? If you want to create an inviting and brilliant atmosphere, choose warm white, which is a little red or yellow. These shades create a soft and relaxing atmosphere, making them ideal for bedrooms and living rooms. Since warm whites reflect light, it is better to use them in rooms with northern facades, which generally have less natural light than rooms with south facing.
When to use cold whites?
Cold whites have blue, gray, or green undertones and make them look crisp, clean. If you want to create strong silhouettes and sharp lines for a peaceful, modern look, try using cold whites. You’ll also find great work in exhibiting stunning accessories and artworks.
Cold whites are useful for small rooms, because they show space as they are larger than the walls. They also reduce the effect of bright light, so they’re particularly useful in rooms with much sunshine, especially in the south and east.
Mix whites for a sophisticated look
If you have an adventurous spirit, try using warm and cold whites together. The cool white walls and the warm white ceiling, the floor and the table create a perfect backdrop for the sumptuous furnishings, stunning accessories and a wonderful rug. With its sophisticated simplicity, it creates an amazing classic look.