We are all familiar with the age-old adage that “opposites attract.” But where did it originate? Some say it was Empedocles, some say Plato, and often Isaac Newton gets all the credit. Whoever determined it was a law, we know when applied to colour there are boundless combinations that instil exuberance into our kitchens and bathrooms.
Cean Irminger, creative director at New Ravenna, says “Designing with opposite colours needs only one character trait, confidence. You need a bit of courage to allow colours to create a synergy in your home that reflects your adventurous spirit. If in doubt, look to the Impressionists who probably knew best how to leverage colour to dramatic effect, Van Gogh’s irises, Cezanne’s peaches and Monet’s water lilies. In nature, opposites flourish harmoniously.” Continue reading the original article on Utopia K&B Mag.