The emotionally intense color red in North America positively evokes thoughts of joy, celebration, passion, lust, love and romance. This color can fight with itself between representing rage and anger to willpower and courage. It is North America’s second favorite color- the first being blue. It can stimulate the appetite which is why many restaurant designers include red elements in their designs. Red is the color most easily recognized by the human eye making it great for signage or standing out in a crowd. When it comes to color theory in Interior Design and decorating red is your number one knock out!
Below I am showing the seductive and romantic side of red that added in small touches can make any space have a passionate vibrance.
Alright, I seem to be on a roll with my carpet and rug blogs so I really cannot forget to show you my all time favorite carpet and rug company. Taiping Carpets is ideal for any high end area where the floors are to be high profile. Their product is most used in boutique hospitality and casino applications due to its nature. I could also see it in restaurants, high end residential, yachts and maybe even private jet liners. As always I am most captivated by a company who can carve a carpet like is a sculpture or 3D canvas. Taiping Carpets seams color theory effortlessly with form, proporation, pattern and play of light.
Gandia Blasco is an internationaly celebrated company that originated in Valencia producing blankets. They are now also known mostly for their line of outdoor furniture, carpets and bedspreads. The company has employed numerous designers to diversify their portfolio. The likes of Jean Marie Massaud and Patricia Urquiola have refined their carpet lines to be sleek and original.
The rugs play with positive and negative space as well as three dimensions. Full of color and all with a playful quality they would be idea for a rich space that doesnt take itself too seriously.