5 old mantras dating your decor |

Choosing the right shade for a space can present endless choices and subtle nuances to understand and overcome, but if you’ve been following certain color rules religiously you could be doing more harm than good. 

‘Choosing your room colors is one of the hardest parts of decorating because we only actually know the true color of something because it’s sitting next to another color,’ says Rachel Chudley, an interior designer renowned for her use of strong color. So it is understandable why many people played it safe for so many years, but we know and understand color theory better now.