complementary colour


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complementary colour

n
(General Physics) one of any pair of colours, such as yellow and blue, that give white or grey when mixed in the correct proportions
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Do this with a combination of soft furnishings - cushions and throws are great for instant interiors - and with a complementary colour scheme for planting.
Clever kitchen Although the neutral colour palette is carried on throughout the property to ensure a flow and a complementary colour scheme, the kitchen is rather clever.
Taking design cues from the best boutique hotels, the First Apartments across the cabin have three separate but complementary colour palettes - chocolate, cashmere and coffee each with its own accent colour.
Start by picking a complementary colour palette and decide if warm or cool colours will work best in your living space.
Available in five colours - white, black, pink, silver or gun metallic - the VIAO design is accented by complementary colour flourishes around the notebook's edge, touchpad and keyboard.
Once a key colour has been chosen it's not always necessary to use a paint or fabric to provide a complementary colour effect.
For a complementary colour USA and Canada brochure featuring Orlando, Florida telephone the Evening Chronicle Reader Travel Department on 0191 2016000 or e mail www.
When fabric is sheer you need complementary colour knickers, and the clingy fabric means every lump and bump shows so you need a smoothing knicker.
com Paint the remainder of the walls in a complementary colour - verdigris, or vintage green as it's known, is one of this season's standout shades.
It's also the perfect complementary colour to peaches, pinks, roses, ruby reds and aubergines, offering a variety of lipstick and blush combinations to experiment with.
When we gaze at a shape and then the shape disappears, a strange thing happens: We see an afterimage in the complementary colour.
an open plan living room and dining room, try painting each area a different but complementary colour.

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