Best teal colors

10+ Best Teal Paint Colors

When green and blue fall in love, the ever-sumptuous teal is born. A standout shade that works wonders in the home, many designers turn to teal for their interiors. While a rich statement shade can revive a dull room, a subdued alternative can create a calming oasis.

No matter the direction you choose, read on for the teal paint colors designers are swooning over.


Largo Teal, Benjamin Moore

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"This gorgeous tone of aquatic blue-green reminds me of Moroccan tile fountains, Caribbean shallow waters and vintage Palm Springs. Largo Teal is so full of life, and gives any space a sense of charm and adventure. I’d use this as a bold surprise burst of color on a front door, bathroom ceiling or Chinese Chippendale chair."

— Patrick Ediger, Patrick Ediger Interior Design


Lafayette Green, Benjamin Moore

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"I did my own kitchen in Benjamin Moore Lafayette Green. I love the way it infuses just the right amount of energy into the otherwise neutral palette of my modern farmhouse. I have many doors and windows that look onto the garden, and the teal green cabinetry just brings the outdoors in."

— Rosa Beltran, Rosa Beltran Design


Teal Ocean, Benjamin Moore

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"Benjamin Moore’s Teal Ocean is the perfect shade of teal. It is sophisticated and timeless, and is able to round out any space with its sharpness, complexity and drama. It works really well pretty much anywhere and on anything in your home."

— Marina Hanisch, Marina Hanisch Interiors


Boca Raton Blue, Benjamin Moore

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"Equal parts sophisticated and playful, Boca Raton Blue brings an element of liveliness and energy without overwhelming a space. It’s the perfect pop of color for a kitchen or breakfast nook that feels especially fitting for a Mediterranean or Spanish home."

— Katie Hodges, Katie Hodges Design


Capri Teal, Glidden Paint

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“When I decide to stray outside of the neutral space, it's usually with a shade of energized teal. I like creating a layering effect by using the same color throughout the space in different shades. Capri Teal by Glidden Paint is my tried-and-true shade of teal, which looks best matte and pairs really well with pastels."

— Eileen Keshishian, Eileen K Design


Caribbean Blue Water, Benjamin Moore

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"Benjamin Moore's Caribbean Blue Water is a bold and saturated color that looks good in nearly any space—bright, dark, large, small —you name it. I used this color in a high gloss lacquer in my foyer. It created a perfect bold entry that set the tone for fearless use of color throughout the rest of my home."

— MA Allen, MA Allen Interiors


Ballroom Blue, Farrow & Ball

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"Teal can be a tricky color if it has too much of an acidic tone to it, so I prefer a subtler version like Farrow & Ball's Ballroom Blue. It would be great in a small space, like a powder room, if you want to do an entire room. It's also good for a pop of color in an interior, as we’ve done with custom light fixtures in a funky fresh laundry room."

— Christine Markatos, Markatos Design


Sublime, Clare

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"I’m all about bold, intriguing colors and the popular teal paint color I’m loving is called Sublime. It’s a beautiful, deep shade of teal that feels both rich and vibrant. I especially love using bold colors like Sublime in small spaces for big impact. This would look stunning in a powder room or an entryway."

—Nicole Gibbons, Clare


Montego Bay, PPG Paints

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"Teal is timeless! It's cool and fun, yet holds its elegance. A pop of it happens a lot in my work, whether in a kids room or dining room. Pop away with Montego Bay!"

— Kari Whitman, Kari Whitman Interiors


Tempest, C2 Paint

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"We are loving Tempest right now for use in kitchen and laundry rooms. It’s very classic, timeless and a somewhat neutral version of teal."

— Kristen Peña, K Interiors


Surf City, Benjamin Moore

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"The bold and crisp teal shade, Surf City, is perfect in contrast with warmer orange accents. People feel turquoise tones are more feminine, but it works great for boys rooms as well."

— Erin Gates, Erin Gates Design

Lucia Tonelli Assistant Editor Lucia Tonelli is an Assistant Editor at Town & Country, where she writes about the royal family, culture, real estate, design, and more. 

13 Best Teal Paint Colors To Brighten Your Home

We're crazy about blue when it comes to shades of paint, and we're not talking about your typical pale hues or cobalt. Oh, no—we’re crushing on teal paint. Why this blue-green shade of the hue? First of all, it never fails to make a statement (whether it's painted on an accent wall or an entire room). Beyond that, there's something unexpected about navy's fun-loving cousin. How many people do you know with teal walls in their home, after all?

If you or your room need a mood boost, this paint job will surely do the trick. We've searched our go-to hardware stores to find various hues of the shade from brands ranging from Behr to Benjamin Moore that are sure to energize any room.  

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 Courtesy of Behr 

A few swipes of this lively color from Behr will make you feel like you're on a tropical getaway…or at least at the beach. That's because it's inspired by the color of the ocean surrounding the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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Design by Diana Wiesner for Lampert Lumber 

Pair Sherwin-Williams' Calypso with white furniture for a fresh take on modern design. It's inspired by the blue seas of Greece.

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 Photo by Lily Glass; Design by Oh Joy

Paint this seafoam color from Benjamin Moore on kitchen cabinets for a cool, retro feel. As its name implies, you'll feel like you've been teleported straight to the Florida Keys.

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 Ballard Designs

This deeper teal shade by Benjamin Moore has hints of black and finds inspiration in the Pacific Ocean. 

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 Courtesy of Ace Hardware/​Clark & Kensington 

Clark + Kensington's Coastal Breeze looks best matte and with an extra coat for good measure.  The shade is perfect at offering beachy vibes.

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Courtesy of Valspar

This coastal blue by Valspar is bold, to say the least. We think it was made for the front door. 

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Courtesy of Benjamin Moore 

Benjamin Moore's Mexicali Turquoise is an icier take on teal with a shimmer reminiscent of sea glass. Its inspiration comes from the clear Cancun waters.

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 Courtesy of Dutch Boy

If you want to dip your toes into the teal trend, Dutch Boy's Rockets is a calmer, more muted alternative. It offers natural and peaceful vibes.

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Courtesy of Clark & Kensington  

This Clark + Kensington blue raspberry hue is young and fun—perfect for a child's bedroom. 

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 Courtesy of Behr

This vibrant Behr wall color gets fancied up when paired with navy accents. Don't be afraid to mix teal shades with other blues. It makes for a fun, maximalist feel.

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Classy ​Clutter


Even though it's the darkest shade of them all, don't let Behr's Wanderlust scare you—it looks positively regal no matter which room you decide to use it in. It may be inspired by wanderlust, but you'll want to stay home once your space is painted in this shade.

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Erin Williamson Design 

Benjamin Moore's Largo Teal is naturally inspired by the waters of Key Largo, Florida. It's a darker teal that offers drama in any room.

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Courtesy of Glidden

Glidden's bright and cheerful Capri Teal is a great pick for a children's room. The team at Glidden suggests pairing it with off-white trim and sand-colored accents, as it's inspired by the waters of Capri, Italy.

Turquoise color combination | LOOKCOLOR

The combination of turquoise with warm shades is like a breath of freshness on a hot day, but each shade is combined in its own way. 20 palettes

Fashionable women's clothing in turquoise often comes into fashion and is almost a classic of the summer season along with coral, lilac or peach. If you delve into the history of the mola of this tone, you will notice that it was especially popular in the 50s and 60s, it was combined with pure pink, yellow, and now this pair will evoke retro. Turquoise with gray or silver, with terracotta or light brown was to the taste of Western America. And the combination of clothing colors: turquoise with black and white will be in the Art Deco style. nine0003


We discussed the meaning of turquoise color and its role in fashion in the first part. In this one, I will show you how to combine different shades of turquoise, show examples, and also raise the trendy options for this color from Pfntone over the past 10 years.

Shades of turquoise

Turquoise shades are piercing blue tones with a hint of yellow. This range starts from watery tones and ends with blue-green. nine0043 Most often bright tones are used, but they can be significantly clouded turning into a blue-gray. Dusty shades include the color of a thrush egg, where clouding does not affect the color so much.
Turquoise starts with light tones such as pale turquoise, Tiffoni, moves to medium dark where most of the tones are, and ends in deep turquoise.
The color has undertones: green and blue. With a green tint, the shades tend to jade, and with blue to azure. nine0003

Turquoise color matches

Turquoise combines as a cool shade with warm colors, creating spectacular contrasting pairs. These are very bright combinations in which relaxing factors converge: heat and refreshing sea. Much less related pairs are obtained with blue, light blue and green. A shade of turquoise color has a great influence on the combination, since it is he who sets the overall tone. See what shades of blue are combined with.

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See other shades of turquoise

Classic turquoise combination

Turquoise color combination can be seen from different angles. Below are palettes for you with each of the significant colors, but in different shades.

The combination of turquoise and pink can be varied, but it is always positive and summery. It can be paired with gentle, warm shades or coral tones, which is always unforgettably bright and festive. Cold, pure pinks give a more piercing effect that is in no way inferior to warm colors. The main thing is that the tones are pure, how pure turquoise is. For example, consider pairs with cloudy pink, coral pink, ultra pink, fuchsia, raspberry. nine0003

Turquoise and red combine in a bright, poignant pair. And the lighter the shade of red, the softer the composition looks, since darker tones also give light contrast, and this enhances the composition. Red shades can be either with an orange undertone or pink. A table has been compiled for you with scarlet, light red, coral red, ruby, red earth.

Turquoise pairs with orange as a complementary pair. This is the highest variant of the thermal combination and the most effective, so you should take more muted shades of orange. Light colors will look good in a pair, as they will not be joined by amplifying light resonance. For example, combinations with light peach, manga, coral orange, tangerine, red-orange. nine0003

The combination of turquoise and yellow - as an advantageous extremely distant pair. This is a very bright, joyful couple. Next to turquoise, you can use both soft and piercing shades of yellow. Any glitter and gold will look very good. Consider combinations with sunny yellow, corn, saffron, amber, yellow gold, bright gold.

Turquoise with warm green - the combination is juicy, light and relaxing. There is a slight thermal contrast in it, which is only slightly invigorating, but generally has a calming effect. For such a pair, it is worth choosing juicy tones of fresh greens, it is necessary to abandon olive, khaki and dark green. The compiled palette includes pistachio, chartreuse, light green, greens, dense greens. nine0003

The color combination of turquoise and cool green is a sister marine palette, light, unobtrusive. It is more likely to be good as a background, but if darker emerald tones are used, then thermal contrast comes into force. For example, combinations with menthol, emerald green, patina, emerald, malachite.

How to combine turquoise with light blue and blue? This is a related palette, more like a gradient, but the blue is very different: pale blue or dark blue. For the combination, you will need clean and bright colors, for example, aquamarine, bright blue, electric blue, violet-blue, sapphire. In this case, the color scheme will continue the sonorous and clean line of turquoise. nine0003

Turquoise with purple - a combination of colors is lush, subtle, elegant. On the one hand, these are related tones, united by blue in their composition, and on the other hand, a slight thermal contrast is created between them, which radically changes the relationship of colors. Consider the piquancy of this combination with blue-violet, amethyst, purple, grape, plum.

Turquoise and brown combine is sophisticated and vintage, like a turquoise stone in a leather setting - expensive and with an ethnic twist. In this pair, there is additional contrast, since brown is built from orange, but it is not bright, and most of it is dark, so it is better to choose lighter tones in a pair if you want to achieve color rather than light contrast. The table consists of cinnamon, tan, bronze, red-brown, mahogany. nine0003

A combination of turquoise with white, beige, gray and black - neutral colors - discreet, but each shade will add its own mood. White - the freshness of a warm sea breeze; beige - sophistication, gray calm and strict motive; black - piercing chic. For example, a combination with creamy, light beige, lead, anthracite, dark gray.

Pale turquoise color matches

Pale turquoise, like the color of water, gentle, gentle, flowing. It cannot be called faded or piercing. It is suitable for girls with a fair appearance and non-contrasting brunettes. nine0003

Pale turquoise, in its calm bliss, is best used on vacation or at home. The relaxation that this tone contributes to will be superfluous in everyday bustle. Jewelry that goes well with a dress or blouse in this shade of turquoise: pink-orange coral, shells, pearls, gold and silver. Pale carnation-colored jewelry, yellow and orange tones of stones or jewelry will suit it. It is advisable to use non-transparent stones.

Pale turquoise pairs with peach pink, carmine, golden yellow, coral pink, coral orange, sea green, cool green, sky blue, burgundy, lavender, aquamarine, beige, silver, gold, bronze, medium brown. nine0003

Turquoise blue and matching

Turquoise blue is traditionally considered turquoise. It is bright but not blinding. Energetic, sociable, this tone suits everyone. Turquoise is changeable in combination, it will give you a special personality.

Turquoise is good both on the beach and in the office, at a party, at home it will also be comfortable. Do not pass by this color: versatile, with character, it will be ideal in any wardrobe.

From jewelry, turquoise is combined with gold, silver, pearls, topaz, amber, coral. Any blue shades in stones and jewelry are welcome. nine0003

Turquoise blue is combined with hot pink, red rose, yellow ocher, pink coral, orange, blue-green, cold light green, aquamarine, purple, blue, white-blue, white, straw-beige, silver, gold, bronze, medium brown.

Dark turquoise color matches

Dark turquoise is similar to the color of the sea wave. This is the most not bright turquoise, it will also suit everyone, but especially representatives of the “summer” color type should take a closer look at it. Not intrusive, cautious, soft, but at the same time expressive. Without focusing on itself, the color, first of all, presents you, favorably shading the skin, giving the eyes a blue-green sheen or creating a contrast with brown eyes. nine0003

Dark turquoise is as versatile as turquoise.

From jewelry to dark turquoise, transparent stones of any blue, lilac, pink shades are suitable; pearls, amber, agate, garnet, turquoise. Feel free to combine gold and silver with this color.

What color goes with dark turquoise? These are soft, not flashy tones. You might like combinations with coral, lilac-pink, raspberry-coral, green-yellow, light sand, orange chirp, blue-violet, lilac, light lavender, burgundy, lavender, thrush egg color, cream, light beige, silver, gold, bronze, brown. nine0003

Vivid turquoise and matching

Vivid Turquoise is a shocking shade that glows from within. Like coral shades, turquoise has catchy tones. But for a vibrant life you need bright colors. Bright turquoise is surprisingly rare and beautiful tone. He draws attention to himself, carries him along. Tropical diva, bird of paradise - this is the definition of the image that he creates. But not everyone can afford it. For him, appearance should have the highest contrast. Representatives of the “winter” and “spring” color types can afford it, subject to bright makeup. nine0003

Jewelry for clothes of bright turquoise color should be selected from transparent stones of any blue or green hue. Avoid pale jewelry. Gold and silver, pearls, coral and turquoise will suit you too.

What colors go with turquoise? Just as bright and resonant. Look for combinations with pink, yellow, yellow green, pink coral, neon green, navy blue, electric blue, aquamarine, dark pink, purple, regatta, cream, gray, silver, gold, beige brown, old bronze. nine0003

Turquoise green color matching

Turquoise Green is rare, bright and calm at the same time. He inherited the versatility of turquoise shades and the calmness of deep turquoise. It will fit into any wardrobe. Combinations with it can be restrained, modestly intelligent. Turquoise green can be present both in a business style and in a casual, leisure style.

Jewelry made of gold, silver, emeralds will look good next to it. It is better to choose transparent stones: pink, blue, orange, cold green shades. Wood ornaments are suitable for it. nine0003

What goes with turquoise green? Combinations are not intrusive, but with character you can get with pale pink, coral, lilac-pink, pale sand, pink-coral, ocher, regatta, emerald, pale blue, dark pink, gray-brown, lilac, blue -lilac, beige-pinkish, silver, gold, bronze, brown.

Azure goes well with clothes

Azure is also considered turquoise. This is a more sporty option, T-shirts are often of this tone. But the dresses, look, they look great too. This blue-blue, bright shade is gentle in its own way and is more suitable for recreation, holidays, sports than for the office. nine0003

Red coral, gold, silver, pearls, turquoise, topazes, diamonds and amethysts, lilac, yellow, orange and pink stones will look with azure.

What goes well with turquoise? Certain, intense colors such as soft pink, deep red, pale yellow, coral rose, orange, green-turquoise, violet-blue, blue, regatta, pale turquoise, dark lilac, lavender, gray, silver , golden, beige-brown, brown. nine0003

Fashionable turquoise green autumn-winter 2011-2012 - Atlantis. Combination

This is self-confidence, independence, personal responsibility, creativity - the qualities that the color "Atlantis" expresses. In it, you will feel free from the “impossible”, and partners will see unlimited potential in you.
Fashionable "Atlantis" is universal and suitable for all color types.

The combination of turquoise with red, red rose, saffron, yellow-orange, gold, golden, aquamarine, malachite, cobalt, royal blue, blue, glycine, lilac, light pink-beige, brown, dark brown will be fashionable. nine0003

Trendy color 2011 - Intense turquoise. Combination

Trendy turquoise is a vibrant shade of blue-green. It is designed for the beach season, resorts. Its intensity does not cause any discomfort to the eye, because the association with rest cannot affect negatively.

Trendy turquoise pairs with poppy (or orange-pink), geranium, red, coral, maroon, orange, orange sherbet, gold, light yellow, viola, blueberry, pale lilac, lilac, purple, brown and dark brown. nine0003

Trendy Dark Turquoise 2013: Turkish Tile

If “candy green” is a light shade of emerald, then “Turkish tile” is a dark shade. It is more serious than the previous one and may well fit into a business style, although it is suitable for relaxation and celebration.
In dark turquoise there is a hint of maturity: it suggests slowness, ceremoniality, wealth, besides, it slims and gives the face a special expressiveness.
It, like emerald, will suit all color types. nine0003

“Turkish tiles” will look good in combination with orange-pink, amaranth, flamingo, red, red rose, orange-pink, copper, sunny yellow, linen, pistachio, menthol, Prussian blue, indigo, bright blue, dark - red-violet, light lilac, light brown, brown.

The best combination of turquoise

And at the end of the article, I will highlight the most beneficial combinations with turquoise.

Turquoise goes very well with the shades of its range: these are various aquatic tones from light aquamarine to dark blue, underwater colors. nine0003

Very soft, chic and feminine combinations of turquoise and beige shades.

Profitable, exotic, light and bright will be a combination of turquoise and coral.

Bright and fresh, extravagant, but surprisingly beautiful combination of turquoise and orange.

Hot pink and piercing turquoise is not inferior in its expressiveness and attractiveness to the previous combination. nine0003

Lilac and turquoise: a gentle and thoughtful couple. They reinforce each other, causing the eye to see deeper tones.

The combination of brown and turquoise makes you take a fresh look at the old wardrobe. Escape the boring brown by creating truly beneficial combinations.

The combination of turquoise and red is juicy, expressive, with a pronounced thermal contrast. The lighter and richer the reds, the more catchy the couple becomes. Darker tones will add nobility to the combination. nine0003


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The human eye needs bright colors. And if the picture outside the window is not too pleasing with a variety of colors, it is important to compensate for this with juicy shades in the decoration of an apartment or house. nine0003

One of the most favorite colors of designers is turquoise. About how to use it correctly and what to combine with, we will tell in an article with expert comments from the artist and designer Elena Teplitskaya.

Elena Teplitskaya

artist, designer, decorator, fashion designer, stylist

Graduated from graduate school in design MHPI them. Stroganov, trained in Switzerland, Great Britain, Italy. He regularly participates as a speaker of the business program at Mosbuild, ArchMoscow, iSaloni, "Design Week" at the Design & Decoration Center. Creator of a tutorial on decor and styles in the interior, which reveals the issues of combining colors and textures. nine0003

Psychology of turquoise

Impact on well-being

Turquoise is called a healing color for its ability to balance the state of mind. It has two main shades - rich, aquamarine, and delicate, pastel, light turquoise. Both are pleasing to the eye and create a peaceful atmosphere.

Turquoise is considered the "stone of the wise" because it brings calmness and puts thoughts in order. You can wear jewelry with turquoise, or you can add turquoise accessories to the interior - the effect will certainly be no worse. Photo nine0002 Light turquoise is most often used as a background color - for example, for walls. Intense turquoise - accent, good in accessories and decor.

Gentle turquoise in combination with berry red and pink will be a good background for original gold-colored decorative elements. Author's project "Cranberry", design bureau of Alena Gorskaya

It's all about the composition of the color - it contains a cold blue (or cyan) and a warm yellow. Blue and yellow contrast, and their combination gives an unusual effect. When we look at turquoise coatings, there is a feeling of air, humidity, and at the same time warmth. nine0003 A room in restrained dark tones can seem a little dull, but even one element of turquoise hue gives it energy. Apartment in the residential complex Wine House, designer Olga Chernenko

Elena Teplitskaya : “Turquoise is a very lively, natural shade, it makes a person feel relaxed, joyful, associated with clean water, summer. This is a good solution, for example, for a children's room or for a room in which there is a sick person. In a room where there are turquoise accessories and aqua-colored objects, it is easy to breathe.” nine0003

Respectable dark shades start to sound very different when bright spots appear in the interior, like here: a turquoise bookcase, a dark pink countertop. In such an office, you can not only reflect on the fate of the world, but also engage in creativity - the atmosphere is conducive. Project and photo — Elena Akimova

Elena Teplitskaya : “Solid, restrained, balanced people often like turquoise-gray shades - soft, but deep, they give a feeling of harmony. Active, mobile, unbalanced people, representatives of the choleric temperament usually like rich shades of turquoise - bright, rich, optimistic. nine0003

Influence on the perception of the room

Turquoise, especially deep, pushes the boundaries, gives volume, a sense of "corridor". With the help of this color, you can interestingly beat small rooms, visually expand them.

Turquoise color in the nursery is a universal solution. It can be diluted with white, mustard, yellow. This palette is suitable for both boys and girls. The project of an apartment in the residential complex "Heritage", designer Maria Borovskaya nine0304

Elena Teplitskaya : “In the design of small rooms, you can use different textures, this allows you to create additional volume. Especially if there is a matte turquoise, which will push the boundaries, and turquoise with shine. In order not to overload the perception, you can make, for example, three glossy turquoise walls and one matte.

Rules for combining with other colors

Turquoise looks good in both related and contrasting color combinations. In the first case, when decorating the room, close tones are used - for example, shades of blue-green, from light to very saturated. In the second - colors that are opposite in spectrum. nine0003 Muted turquoise and brown are the perfect range for decorating a relaxation area. These shades look contrasting, but do not tire the eyes. The interior of the apartment on the street. Glukharskoy, 15, designer Evgeny Zhdanov

Turquoise is a demanding color that needs certain shades as companions.

Red - primarily a reddish brown, terracotta shade - in the company of turquoise creates a beautiful, energetic contrast. Another pairing option for turquoise is a bright coral, or "Russian red", with a warm undertone, a red that has a dash of yellow in it. nine0003 Berry red and deep turquoise colors in the interior of the bedroom are a non-trivial, emotionally rich combination. Photo from the archive of Elena Teplitskaya Carmine red and dusty turquoise can be complemented with white, beige, light gray. Accent curtains with a print are good against the background of a turquoise wall.

Yellow - primarily a shade of "citron", yellow-green. In this pair, lemon yellow illuminates, “highlights” turquoise. nine0003 Turquoise in combination with white and yellow is an excellent solution for a spacious, cozy kitchen. But you will have to keep cleanliness in both. Photo

White - in combination with turquoise is associated with serenity, relaxation. Such contrasting tones are suitable for Mediterranean-style interiors.

Beige, sand - is a friendly color for turquoise, a calm and harmonious option for creating an atmosphere of sun and sea in the interior. nine0003 Turquoise and gold are a luxurious design combination. It looks especially harmonious in interiors where original vintage or aged furniture is used. Photo from the archive of Elena Teplitskaya Turquoise color in the interior of the kitchen and dining area. The sea-green upholstery of the chairs contrasts beautifully with the reddish-brown flooring. Photo from the archive of Elena Teplitskaya

Elena Teplitskaya : “In sunny rooms, it is better to use a deep dark turquoise color and textured, rough, matte surfaces - such combinations “cool” the space. In north-facing rooms, the task is the opposite: to add warmth, you need to choose shades of turquoise, in which there is more yellow, and actively use bright contrasting combinations.

Deep dark turquoise combined with white and terracotta is the perfect pair for decorating a work area or a relaxing corner. Photo nine0296 What combinations to avoid

Black - turquoise doesn't really like to coexist with this color, black in this combination often looks like a frame, a kind of contour frame. This is an unwanted couple in the interior. The way out is to soften the dark shade. Let it be gray, not black.

Blue - actively using blue and turquoise in the interior, you can create an imbalance, because these colors counteract, drown out each other. nine0003 It is possible to combine turquoise with blue, but this must be done delicately so that they do not “fight” among themselves. Small details of deep blue in a light turquoise bath look appropriate, but the main “stopper” for the look here is the gold decor. Photo from the archive of Elena Teplitskaya Another unusual combination: turquoise and green. Tropical print wallpaper and glossy turquoise tiles create a SPA-like vibe in an urban bathroom. pinterest nine0282 Another mistake is too much turquoise in the interior. It’s better not to do this, it creates a feeling of “sterility”, suggests thoughts about medical institutions.

Turquoise in the interior of the bathroom looks much more interesting than the familiar blue. Keltainentalorannalla Photos A good neighborhood is turquoise paint on the walls and ceramic tiles with small geometric patterns. Photo nine0294 Turquoise and various textures

Dark turquoise looks luxurious in textiles - it can be thick velvet or velor in curtains or bedspreads, textured carpets.

Light turquoise is good in light design materials - translucent lampshades, chiffon on the window, vases, dishes. Stained glass and glossy ceramics are two materials that are particularly fond of turquoise.

A minimalist interior in light colors requires the presence of some bright detail. Sometimes just one beautiful turquoise vase is enough - it looks very impressive against a pure white background. Project and photo — Elina Musakulova nine0304

Elena Teplitskaya: “If the room is very sunny, using turquoise for windows is the right decision. Light, passing through translucent textiles, acquires a new shade, cooler - the shade of early morning. Turquoise cools the space, and in such a room it is comfortable to be in the heat. You can emphasize the feeling of freshness using colored glass - for example, if you put several bright turquoise vases on the windowsill.

nine0309 The combination of several shades of turquoise, dark and lighter, looks great. In this interior, the color of the sea wave is used to cover the walls, soft headboard and decor. Photo BHD Studio A bright kitchen, which, it would seem, is a lot, but the turquoise tiles, which are lined with an oriental arabesque ornament, immediately change everything. Copper utensils look especially bright against such a background. Project of an apartment on Zoological Street, designer Margarita Mustafina Luxurious contrasting combination of turquoise and orange against the backdrop of calm light gray walls. This interior organically combines a bright carpet with oriental ornaments and original decorative elements in a modern style. Project by Inna Zoltman, photo by Sergey Ananiev nine0294 Turquoise in interior styles


Turquoise is a natural mineral that has been used for many centuries to make jewelry and various types of decor, and the word itself, translated from Persian (“firuze”), means “stone of happiness”. Ceramic tiles, an ornamented floor carpet, pillows, lamps, turquoise-colored vases will help create ethnic-style interiors.

An oriental fairy tale in the interior of a modern city apartment: soft turquoise upholstery of upholstered furniture, colonial-style tables and cabinets, ornamented pillows. Bright yellow accents add sun to the room. Project of an apartment on Zoological Street, designer Margarita Mustafina nine0304

Elena Teplitskaya : “In an ethnic interior, a combination of turquoise with reddish-brown is especially appropriate - the color of skin, unbaked clay, sand. The combination of the color of the sea wave with purple looks interesting - both related and contrasting at the same time.


Classics and neoclassics are the right proportions, natural materials, expressive accents in the "historical" spirit and a respectable palette. It will certainly use a shade of ivory, white-gray, beige, gray-green, blue, turquoise. nine0003 Bright turquoise walls, ivory curtains, beige upholstery of chairs and a bit of gold decor - timeless classics in a boring reading. This range is well suited for the living room, dining room or office. Project and photo — Olga Komarova

Elena Teplitskaya: “In classical interiors, muted shades of turquoise are appropriate, especially in combination with cream. If the main surfaces are beige or gray, you can make a certain detail turquoise - for example, a molding on a wall. nine0003

A transparent, watercolor light turquoise hue in combination with creamy pink and white is suitable for the interior of the bedroom, will help create a relaxed atmosphere, set you up for relaxation. The project of a two-room apartment of the "Stalinka" type, designer Elena Markina.

mid century

This style of the mid-twentieth century combines functionality, freedom and comfort: simple forms, clear lines, a minimum of “visual noise”. In the 50s, designers fell in love with turquoise, and now it can often be found in interiors in a light retro style. The best companion colors for turquoise in such rooms are coral, beige, orange, bright yellow. nine0003 A retro-style living room or office is a great solution if modern minimalism seems boring, and classics are tiring with excessive “decorativeness” Pinterest The turquoise wall will be an excellent backdrop for original mirrors, unusual lamps and bright abstract paintings. pinterest

Country, provence, shabby chic

In such interiors, turquoise looks expressive in combination with white: it turns out a light, summer, joyful palette. All sorts of ornaments are acceptable: a cage, polka dots, a small flower - they will beautifully shade the turquoise background. nine0003

Elena Teplitskaya: “The color of the sea wave is very good in combination with matte, rough natural materials, for example, with unpainted wood furniture, ceramics. Many people like designer furniture in turquoise with an aged effect.

Against the background of matte turquoise walls, bed linen with a light floral print looks good, where this main color is present in the form of separate details. Manchestercollection Photos The "marine" theme is appropriate in the nursery - the beauty of rich turquoise is set off here by white and muted yellow. It turned out elegant and cheerful interior. Project and photo — Natela Mankaeva nine0296 Minimalism

A room in a minimalist modern style can look a bit formal. And to avoid monotony, you can add interesting color schemes to it. For example, if different shades of brown, beige and gray are mainly used, turquoise will successfully “dilute” them.

Textured brown wallpaper, latte-colored curtains, a geometric patterned carpet - this interior might seem too strict if it were not for turquoise accents. Thanks to the bright upholstery of the sofa and original vases, the atmosphere acquires an artistic chic. Photo nine0304

Elena Teplitskaya : “In the office, living room and nursery, you can use turquoise both for point accents and as a large color spot: you can, for example, paint one wall in turquoise. Or add original decor.

If the children no longer play Indians, it is quite possible to turn a feather helmet into a decorative element: for example, decorate a floor lamp with it. Bright turquoise feathers look great on a white background and make an elegant interior ironic.

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