What colors complement grey

Colors that go with grey – 9 best pairings

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When it comes to colors that go with grey, you are spoilt for choice. That's because grey is not only the "it" neutral, but also synonymous with style, sophistication, and glamor, and is especially effective when used with other tones. 

The versatility of this shade is such that it makes for a great companion for most tones. From sunny Mediterranean shades, and cooler tones, to even classic crisp neutrals... all work wonders when paired together.

We spoke to several designers to understand the different shades and rules as directed by color theory for finding the perfect match for grey. Take a look at these suggestions and apply them to your home!

What colors go with grey?

'Grey is an ideal colour as it compliments many interior styles and trends,' says Richard Ticehurst, brand expert at Crosswater . 'It is also enormously versatile when it comes to partnering with other colours. Depending on its underlying tones and depth of colour, grey can be partnered with almost any other hue.

'As versatile as grey is, it is important to consider undertones when pairing it with another shade' says Richard. 'Cool greys are best paired with cooler colour schemes, such as blue, green, and light purple, while warm greys better complement reds, oranges, and yellows.  For fans of the monochrome look, incorporate different shades of grey, alongside white and black, to create depth and visual interest.'



Hebe is an experienced homes writer and editor. She has written hundreds of articles helping readers make the best home design choices, and spends her days interviewing interiors industry experts to bring the latest ideas to her readers. For this piece she spoke to top designers to understand what colors would go best with grey. 

1. Grey and yellow

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One of the most uplifting colors that go with yellow is grey. That's because both colors are versatile, and can make as bold or as subtle a statement as you like. Think deep grey with warm yellow, or a light grey with a muted or mango yellow. Both combinations will look eye-catching yet so different.

A grey and yellow combination works particularly well with a modern and contemporary style. You can decide on the quantity of both hues while creating your color scheme. If your base color is grey and you don't want to make a big commitment to accent color, bring yellow in through small accessories.

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This dark lead grey with blue undertones is the perfect color to create a moody interior, and looks fantastic in social spaces such as the living room or dining. The color has a cocooning feeling, perfect for creating a cozy decor.

2. Grey and black

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When it comes to decorating with neutrals, two colors that you probably wouldn't think about are grey and black. Yes, we usually think of light tones are neutrals but both grey and black, monotones and deep hues with gravitas too can individually lift a scheme when paired with other lighter colors.

And when paired together, they beautifully offset each other and create a deep, moody interior.

'Just because grey and black are very similar does not mean they can't be used together,' says Lindye Galloway, founder of Lindye Galloway Studio + Shop . 

'Utilizing dark grey with black can create a gorgeous and bold monochrome space. We added different patterns and textures in the shade range to help keep a room visually interesting,' says Lindye. 'We also accented the room with some additional pops of beige in the painting, pillows, and curtains to create more dimension against the dark background without detracting from the bold impact.' 


Grey and white

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You can pair a barely-there grey with a crisp white for a bright and airy space or contrast white with deep, moody charcoal. In this grey and white living room to touch of grey in the checkerboard flooring helps to add depth to almost all white space.

'Depending on your styling, the look can either be relaxed and dreamy or quite tailored, but it does always tend to strike a modern Scandi note,' says Sarah Spiteri, Editorial Director of Livingetc. 'The key is to vary the proportions of grey and white; a 50/50 split will feel quite cold. The texture is a vital additional ingredient - chunky weaves, rough timber, and marble all work well.' recommends.

As simple as this paring is though, not all white shades are going to work with any grey shade. The undertones need to work together, so warmer whites are likely to work best with warmer greys, and, cool-toned greys with purer whites.

Just be sure to test out your pairings in your home to ensure they work together in the lighting of your space. 

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This grey has a lilac undertone and has just the right amount of moodiness and modernity to it. 

4. Grey and pink

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'Blush pink is the ideal shade for just slightly warming up grey tones without actually adding too much warmth to a space or being too saccharine,' says Sarah. 'A muted, dusky pink will make a room more inviting. For this effect, blush is the right choice as it is more subtle than other pink tones and less daring than red.' 

'Soft, naturalistic greys look beautiful with a neutral pink.' says color expert Annie Sloan. 'I often use French Linen with Antoinette (my earthy-neutral pink), because French Linen is a complex grey that allows the pink to grow and breathe and warm up. It’ll bring out the earthiness and the warmth of the pink. '

And this is why pink and grey living rooms are so soothing – the tones feel welcoming and restful.

5. Grey and earthy reds

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A great color that goes with red is grey, and while it may sound a bit intense, it can work if you pick the right tones. For a bold look pair deep charcoal walls with a pop of vivid red in the form of a statement sofa or armchair. And if you want a more subtle look tone down that red and choose an earthy, terracotta tone and pair it with a lighter cloud-like grey. 

'If I’m using a cool-toned grey I like to use pops of a hot color,' says Annie. 'It’s a very effective way to make a room vastly more lively and rewarding to look at, and you only need small amounts of your accent color. I also love a blue-grey with terracotta as these colors contrast beautifully to give a delicious, juicy, contrast. In the past I’ve painted a wall in grey, then used terracotta tones to accentuate panels on the wall.'

'These spice-inspired colors are a big story at the moment and I love the way that they work with grey,' says Sarah. 'Use the hotter, brighter colors in moderation as more of an accent. This combination is also worth remembering if you have an exposed red brick wall inside.'

When pairing grey with any red tones, be sure that the grey you choose has a reddish undertone too.

6. Grey and sage greens 

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Sage green has been growing in popularity for months; you see more sage green kitchens and feature walls than you do navy blue nowadays. And it works so well with grey because they have those same calming, grounding, soft tones and in fact when paired with grey this muted green almost becomes neutral too. Perfect if you want to introduce the second color to a grey room but not lose the overall serene, neutral scheme. 

Pair the palest of greys with a cool, light green for a contemporary combination that works particularly well in kitchens. Then ground all those light, airy colors by adding just a hint of black or dark wood. 

'For a sophisticated and fresh color combination consider introducing a palette of soft pastels to a grey interior scheme. ' suggests Jane Nicholson, co-founder of House of Dome. 'This doesn’t have to be limited to just a  few colors; the delicate nature of muted shades allows you to be a little more experimental. Choose soft furnishing in mixed tones of grey with warm pinks and sage greens.'

7. Grey and navy blue

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If you are looking for a color that effortlessly works with any grey shade, navy blue is it. Pair it with a soft, light grey to warm up the space, or create some drama with deep almost black grey.

In this blue living room, a muted mustard yellow has been introduced, which perfectly tones down all the cooler tones going on in here. Accessories like rugs and prints, and accent furniture such as coffee tables are perfect for introducing a pop of extra color.

8. Grey and orange

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A pop of vibrant orange is sure to bring freshness into an all-grey scheme. There are plenty of orange tones that the perfect to pair with grey, so you can go bold or as subtle as you like.  

Burnt oranges paired with a mid-grey for example could be the perfect rustic bedroom color scheme whereas a charcoal grey and bright tangerine hue will be more modern and striking. Whatever look you go for, introduce a clean white into an orange and grey color palette to up that contrast and make the orange stand out.

9. Grey and more grey  

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When choosing color combinations for your home, if a monochromic color scheme is more your vibe, pair grey with grey. Perhaps that sounds a bit...dull but laying grey on grey can create just as interesting a space as pairing grey with any other color. The key is contrast, contrast, and texture. 

You don't want your grey shades to be too close in color and you want to have some varying tones going on too as that will add interest. So pick greys from across the color spectrum, even if you want a room to be light grey overall, add in some middle-ground greys and some dark tones too.

'Whether you are striking a dramatic note or going for a lighter scheme, combining different tones of grey can work very well,' says Sarah. 'Pale shades will create a more relaxed look, while darker, richer hues will have an impact and can enhance the cocooning feel of a compact room.'

The risk with pairing grey with grey is that it can look a bit flat. Avoid this by adding plenty of textures and mixing in some natural materials too like rattan and wood. Accessorize with different materials and finishes too.  

Sarah recommends to 'bring in brass or bronze alongside linen, velvet, or chunky knit. Another trick is to add in warm metallics and subtle shimmers on fabrics, cushions, or rugs to introduce a flattering luminosity to a space.'

Hebe is the Digital Editor of Livingetc; she has a background in lifestyle and interior journalism and a passion for renovating small spaces. You'll usually find her attempting DIY, whether it's spray painting her whole kitchen, don't try that at home, or ever changing the wallpaper in her hallway. Livingetc has been such a huge inspiration and has influenced Hebe's style since she moved into her first rental and finally had a small amount of control over the decor and now loves being able to help others make decisions when decorating their own homes. Last year she moved from renting to owning her first teeny tiny Edwardian flat in London with her whippet Willow (who yes she chose to match her interiors...) and is already on the lookout for her next project.

10 Creative Gray Color Combinations and Photos

What words come to mind when you think of your design style? If sophisticated and timeless describe your home, gray is your color! Similar to white, gray is a neutral color that offers balance. Gray color schemes also create calming environments to relax in after a long day.

Because a variety of colors pair well with this hue, it’s ideal for walls, accessories and furniture. Light shades of silver and cadet gray evoke a feminine vibe, while darker shades like charcoal and gunmetal exude a more masculine feel.

To find inspiration for your decor, select a gray color scheme to see examples of how you can use these colors in your home. Once you have a color palette in mind, browse our home decor for personalized items like candles, fleece blankets, accent pillows and more.

Angora Grey + Beige

Gray + Beige

Your bedroom is your sweet escape. So why not make it a place where you can relax for hours on end? Fluffy whites combined with lighter shades of gray create a calming atmosphere you’ll never want to leave. You can even bring in earth tones like forest green and beige.

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Stone + Navy

Stone + Navy

Blue is an electric color that brings a room to life. By pairing it with a darker gray, you get a balanced room that isn’t overpowered by blue. You can bring the masculinity of gray and blue down a notch by adding tan and green into the color scheme, making this a vibrant palette for your living room.

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Dark Gray + Electric Blue

Gray + Light Blue

If you feel like adding a bright pop of color to your bedroom, go for it! Keeping your walls white and accessorizing with gray is a refreshing way to pull off adding a bold color like sky blue into a room.

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Gray + Gold

Gray + Gold

Create a modern and contemporary feel with a dark gray color scheme. Similar to black, gray is moody and blends well with all colors. To make a statement, throw in an attention-grabbing accent color no one expects, like gold.

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Charcoal + Dark Green

Gray + Dark Green

Gray doesn't always have to set the tone for your decor. Instead, you can use a shade like silver as an accent color and add fresh plants to invigorate the space. It creates an open and clean environment perfect for bringing in energetic colors like aqua, cobalt blue and lavender.

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Gray + Lime

Gray + Light Green

Simplicity is key when you are going for timeless decor that will stand the test of time. While this may be true, you don’t have to rely on muted colors. Pairing feminine grays with bright pops of color, like neon green, create a sophisticated yet funky vibe.

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Gray + Orange Soda

Gray + Orange

A staple of industrial decor is dark palettes evocative of city life. While shades like charcoal provide a practical element, it’s always fun to mix in more adventurous colors. Peach and orange are two eye-catching tones that bring a creative flair to an otherwise calming palette.

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Dusk + Blush

Gray + Light Pink

Who can resist a little romance? Whether you’re decorating the area surrounding your vanity table or your bathroom, blush and cadet gray are an enchanting color combination. The blue undertones in this gray allow you to pull in green for a refreshing and natural vibe.

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Gray + Cherry Red

Gray + Red

Sometimes, the best color schemes combine more than one shade of gray. The cool tones create a polished look while a fiery color like red brings passion and energy. Complete the look by splashing an earth tone on the walls to bring everything together.

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Light Gray + Yellow

Gray + Yellow

For a living room full of enthusiasm and good cheer, you need a palette that reminds you of sunshine filled days. Choosing a calming shade of gray that blends with a springy yellow and earth tones will transport you to the great outdoors.

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What colors go with gray: 9 tips with a photo

Among the basic colors, gray can rightfully be considered the most interesting and versatile. Dozens of shades that look completely different, the nobility and restraint of this achromat make it easy to fit it into any palette, even if you are not a designer. In this article, we tell you what colors gray goes best with and show photos of the most successful combinations.

Best color combinations in gray interiors

Best Matches
— With white and black
— With beige
— With yellow
— With green
— With red
— With blue
— With pink
— With orange
— With brown

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Gray evokes many conflicting associations. One he seems faceless, boring, gloomy. Others are luxurious, elegant, expensive. In fact, it all depends on the chosen tone, textures and environment. The color spectrum has about 200 shades of this color, and among them you can definitely find a suitable one for a particular interior.

This achromat is obtained from an equal combination of red, green and blue, which is why it is so versatile. There are light and dark, cold and warm, deep and more airy variations of gray, which are perceived in completely different ways. Thanks to this, it is not only easy to combine with other elements of the palette, but can also be used in any role: both as a base (for example, in decoration) and as an additional color (furniture, textiles, large decor).


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Achromat fits into any palette and is "friends" with most shades. Consider the colors that go best with dark or light gray.

White and black

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As always, the trio of achromats feel great in each other's company. However, this is not such a simple combination as it might seem at first: it is important to choose the right proportions, textures and accents so that the interior does not look too faceless.

There are two variants of this palette:

Pay special attention to the amount of black in the palette - it should not be too much so that the room does not seem cramped and gloomy. Most often it is used locally: for example, in fittings, some furniture, partitions. For wall and ceiling decoration, as well as large furniture, it is best to choose gray-white tones.


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Beige and gray in the interior can be combined as two separate colors or exist together as a single shade. It even has its own name - greydzh (from the English gray and beige).

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This is a very natural and eye-catching natural combination that will be an excellent basis for design in any style: from neoclassical to scandi or minimalism. The main highlight of this pair is a soft, complementary combination of the warmth of beige and the elegance of achromat. An ideal option for a calm color scheme, which is now very popular in both classic and modern trends.

To prevent two neutral tones from looking too flat together, use several different accents and pronounced textures: wood, concrete, stone, metal, light and dense fabrics, leather.


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This is an ideal pair in terms of brightness balance, it is especially good in apartments, where there is often not enough heat and sunlight. Dilute the light base color with such rich inclusions - and the room will immediately become cozy and sunny, even if the weather is cloudy outside. Yellow is associated with energy, positiveness, summer, so it is suitable for any room: it will enliven the living room, add vigor to the bedroom, set the right mood in the kitchen.

Achromat in this combination almost always goes as a base. It is used for decoration and large furniture (for example, a sofa or a kitchen set), and yellow plays the role of a bright accent. It can be lamps, textiles or decor, a couple of small pieces of furniture, a painted opening. When choosing a tone, give preference to natural natural variations: lemon, melon, dahlia, curry, ocher.


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Green with any other shades of green 900-46 Depending on which tone you take, the sensations from the palette will be different.

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So that the space does not seem too cold, the gray-green combo is most often complemented with beige or brown.


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the gray color of the walls is combined, pay attention to the red.

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This pair looks very impressive together, while the calm main tone will balance the second, more active one. Use an achromat as a base (70-80% of the palette), and for bright accents, choose a deep and rich shade of red:


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Blue and blue

Any shades of blue or light blue, from sapphire to cornflower blue, look organically together with different nuances of gray.

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An important point is the cold palette, and you need to take into account its specifics. In its pure form, it is suitable for rooms with large windows facing south or southeast, where there is enough natural light and sunlight. In other cases, it is desirable to dilute such a combination with warm tones (beige, brown, terracotta, creamy white) and cozy textures so that the space does not seem too gloomy.

This blue-gray combo works well in small rooms, as light cool tones make the space look larger. Especially in combination with white, mirrors and glossy surfaces.


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Pink is associated primarily with feminine energy, which is why it is often used in girls' bedrooms and nurseries. But don't limit yourself to stereotypes. Some shades (especially dusty, almost discolored, like the color of natural minerals) in combination with deep nuances of gray look quite neutral and are suitable not only for boudoirs, but also for any other room, be it a dining room, study or hallway.

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In this combination, orange plays the same role as red or yellow - a bright accent that enlivens a neutral achromatic interior.

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In its mood and associations, orange is close to yellow - it is an energetic and cheerful color that brings a feeling of warmth and sunlight to the space. Terracotta, orange, brick, amber will add bright colors. With salmon or coral, you get a calmer, almost pastel combination. The more active tone of orange you choose, the less of it should be in the palette so as not to overdo it and not overload the interior of the room. But muted variations close to beige (for example, peach or caramel) can be used in larger quantities. For example, as the second main element of the palette.


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Like beige, brown is often found in nature, so it looks harmonious and natural together with gray.

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Both colors are discreet, noble and deep, characteristic of natural textures. The classic combination is wood and stone. Suitable for both traditional styles and modern trends, in which the emphasis is not on the brightness of colors, but on the natural beauty of textures. Often found in the loft.

To make the couple look harmonious together, match brown with dense and saturated variations of gray with a warm undertone - this way there will be no dissonance in color temperature. It is also important to dilute the gray-brown duet with lighter light colors so that the space does not seem stuffy and congested. The ideal balancing color is white.


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Grey colour

Gray in the interior > color combination (psychology, range of color combinations)

Let's break the stereotype about 50 shades of gray and tell you what and how to combine it with.

For a long time, gray was associated with boring offices and government offices, but modern designers have found its secret power - to reveal muted shades and dull too bright ones. Simply put, be the perfect backdrop. Today gray is a welcome guest in the house. Like any other guest, he has his own characteristics. We will talk about them further.

Psychological perception of gray

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Until the beginning of the 19th century, gray was a favorite color of aristocrats and was associated with noble luxury. Today it evokes conflicting feelings: on the one hand, it is harmony, calmness and stability, on the other, fatigue, boredom and melancholy.

Gray suits people with a fast pace of life. It slows down the nervous system and calms. Color affects the functioning of the brain, helps to look at the problem without emotions, with a clear head. The design of offices is the best proof of this.

The color gray has few loyal admirers and ardent haters - even here it remains neutral. Although pragmatists and rationalists sometimes prefer gray to everything else. But for people prone to depression, gray should be avoided - it will not give them anything but an oppressed state.

Shades of gray

Gray is infinitely versatile. For proof, we suggest refreshing the memory of school drawing lessons. Neutral gray is obtained by mixing black and white. This border color is associated with purity and freshness. Depending on the proportions, we get darker or lighter shades.

To get warm and cold shades of gray, add a mixture of diametrically opposite colors to black and white - red and blue, blue and orange, yellow and purple, or let's combine the famous trio of red, green and blue.

As promised, we are destroying the ingrained stereotype - there are more than 50 shades of gray. And even more than 250. Alas, their exact number cannot be calculated using the most cunning mathematical calculations. But most of the shades have very poetic names, which arose mainly due to associations: London fog, thundercloud, wet stone, river mother-of-pearl.

What colors go with

Gray is the new beige, designers say. It, like other neutral colors (white, black, beige, brown, ivory) is combined with all shades of the color wheel. Moreover, gray brings harmony to the interior - it highlights muted tones, and balances too saturated tones. Let's look at the most popular combinations and solutions.

1. Gray and beige

Combination of practical gray and warm beige at the peak of popularity. Their mixture gave the world a new fashionable color - greydzh (from the English gray - gray and beige - beige). It looks best in the bedroom or living room, creating a cozy and calm atmosphere.

We love the combination of light gray and ivory. It turns out soft and sophisticated. If desired, it can be diluted with color accents, interesting textures or patterned textiles.

2. Gray and pink

Gray and pink complement and emphasize each other: the first becomes less formal, the second acquires the missing expressiveness.

The combination of caramel pink and light gray is perfect for a nursery or a small living room. White and beige will help to shade the primary colors.

Do you want to express your interior? Graphite and mauve will help you out. Usually gray is the background, but in this case, distribute the saturated active colors evenly.

3. Gray and yellow

The combination of gray and yellow requires careful handling. They look good together, but in some combinations they are not friendly with each other. Designers have been trying to reconcile this couple since the 60s of the last century.

Yellow color improves brain activity and improves mood, so diluting it with a neutral gray interior is a great solution. However, the combination of bright yellow and dark gray can create a tense atmosphere, while the combination of light gray and pastel yellow can look dull, as seen in the photo above.

Yellow catches the eye. Make it an accent and dilute it with another color (for example, green or black), and diversify the gray background with white. You get an impressive combination of two primary and two accent colors.

4. Gray and blue

Gray and blue is a rather strict combination. It looks great in your home office or bathroom. Blue color calms and suppresses aggression, and also increases concentration. Take note - the darker the blue, the lighter the gray should be. And vice versa.

5. Gray and red

Red is quite aggressive and can cause irritation, so the combination of gray and red also requires caution. It's for an amateur. For example, the union of dark red and graphite looks very beautiful and elegant, but it does not smell of comfort here. Try to add details - the result will surprise you.

Gray and red are suitable for bathroom decoration. The combination of a gray background, red accessories and white glossy plumbing looks impressive. Most importantly, keep in mind the rule - accent red should occupy about 10% of the color gamut.

Another good combination is cream/beige/coffee au lait + light gray + shallow shades of red. This is a simple recipe for creating a very delicate and unusual interior.

Gray in the kitchen interior

For a small kitchen, choose light gray, gray-blue or gray-beige tones. They visually increase the space and refresh the interior. Dark shades are best not to use. The exception is an accent wall in a well-lit room.

Gray walls and floors make a great backdrop for bright furniture. Warm colors (especially yellow, orange and olive) create a cozy atmosphere and promote appetite. Dishes and textiles will help to add more rich colors.

Decorating a gray kitchen has many advantages, but there are also disadvantages. For convenience, we have compiled a small table.

Gray living room interior

The atmosphere of the living room should be conducive to rest, relaxation and unhurried conversations. Gray does a great job with these functions, but there is a risk of making the environment dull.

3-4 bright spots of color are enough to solve the problem. It can be furniture, indoor plants, paintings, figurines. For the greatest contrast, use bright and juicy shades: orange, red, green, purple, blue.

Gray is the color of metal and concrete. These materials look good in contrast with upholstered furniture, carpets and wooden textures, so it is suitable for decorating a living room in a minimalist, loft or high-tech style.

Gray color in the interior of the bedroom

Neutral, calm gray color protects from external negative influences and strong irritants, and also reduces stress levels. What is not a weighty reason to choose it for decorating a bedroom?

We already know that gray is the perfect partner for brighter shades. However, each combination is unique and affects the individual differently. When choosing a color scheme, first of all think about the atmosphere you want to create.

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