Choosing the right paint color for a wall can be quite a challenge. The industry’s leaders, Dulux, Asian Paints and Nerolac, offer such a huge range you just don’t know where to start.
- You can start with a reference point in that room, for example a piece of artwork or sofa, curtain fabric.
- Most paint stores have a colour matching machine – you may have come across a particular colour that you just have to have but it’s not available in a shade card. As long as you have a small sample with you, any colour can be custom made
- If painting a large room, go for brighter warm shade to bring it and a cooler colour for small room to push walls out
- Don’t be in a hurry to make your final choice. Gather your short list of paint swatches but at the same time remember to take on board the overall scheme of the room and its interiors. The rug, the upholstery fabric...