Choosing Colors: An Expert Choice of the Best Colors to Use in your Home

This beautiful and unique reference provides an unrivaled mine of inspiration and ideas for anyone wishing to create a colorful new look for their home or garden!

In this stunningly produced guide, internationally renowned interior designer Kevin McCloud puts together over 1,000 color chips arranged in over 80 palettes. Each palette—which includes anywhere from 6 to 16 color swatches—forms a blueprint for a unique decorative scheme. A palette based on old Chinese silk, for example, is seen reinterpreted in a contemporary New York apartment.

Plus, each palette features gorgeous photographs that bring the color scheme to life, along with invaluable advice and tips for using the colors to transform a room. Readers will also find manufacturers’ paint references and numbers, lists of suppliers, and much more. The ultimate color sourcebook!

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By Subversified (Spanish Fork, UT) · ★★★★★ · July 23, 2007
I'm no expert on art. I need to see something before I know for sure if I'll like it or not. This book takes a look at various rooms and dissects what colors it uses and why those colors work. I started out knowing I wanted a specific shade of red for my living room - this book helped me see what... ...more
By Jennie (Copenhagen, 06, Denmark) · ★★★★★ · April 27, 2009
I use this book on an almost daily basis. It's helped med to choose the colors in my home that work best, considering many things - the lighting, the climate, the direction the rooms are facing...Kevin McCloud is a color genius. ...more