The ancient philosophy of Feng Shui is an oft cited eastern import. The Taoist philosophy stresses the importance of harmony between man and the elements of universe.
3. Yellow, Third chakra – Also connected to the earth element, orange aids in maintaining concentration, and provides solidity.
4. Green, fourth chakra – Green is linked to vegetation and stimulates rest, tranquility and peace. It is useful to maintain social relationships and should be placed to the east.
5. Blue, fifth chakra – Blue is, naturally, linked to water. It promotes introspection and concentration. Suitable for the bathroom and the office.
6. Indigo, sixth chakra – Along with the red, Indigo encapsulates fire. Indigo is related to spirituality making it ideal for any meditative space.
7. Viola, Seventh chakra – An incisive hue, this color helps with relaxation and introspection.
Even black and white correspond to particular sources of energy. Black’s negation of color lends elegance and mystery to a room. It considerably downscales space and although it removes light, when used for detail black can enhance shapes and contrast.
White: set of all colors, transmits order, cleanliness and purity. But very often, especially when used in large blocks, it may be cold, sterile and monotonous. It greatly helps to illuminate and enlarge the rooms.
The color scheme is integral to the quality of the design and thus should be selected carefully. A poorly chosen color scheme can cripple any redesign.
Using complementary colors can provide energy, liveliness and stimulation. For a monochrome effect, you ca use colors that vary little in intensity and shades, while adding the finishing touches by way of the furniture.