A fresh coat of paint can work wonders.
We all have a list of reliable favorites – old friends that never disappoint us. Like these classic whites:
But every habit needs a regular shake-up, and color habits are no exception. When we’re looking for revolution, any idea might turn our heads. No matter the source.
Like the unabashed greens in this Gucci ad.
Or Wes Anderson’s scene-stealing oranges.
By the way, orange can play “peaceful,” too.
Movie costumes can shock with possibility. Take Charlotte Rampling’s Edwardian gown in The Wings of the Dove, directed by Iain Softley. Purple and deep citron? Nothing safe about that.
And for anyone who still worries about mixing reds and pinks, take courage from this Gucci dress, here worn by Dakota Johnson.
Finally, you don’t have to be bright to be bold. Consider the subtle depth of color in this Edward Steichen photograph from 1925.
Inspired? We suggest you start small, like painting a powder room, a stair landing, or a nook you use for reading. The wall behind your bar, a mudroom, or even your laundry room all make great color laboratories. And when you’re ready to experiment, call the Wills Company Handyman for expert painting services. Like this Nashville homeowner:
Color revolution? Yes, we do that.