Same goes for warmer climates. Consider the types of colors to “cool your home.” In warmer areas, look for colors that provide an open feeling and will not intensify the sensation of heat, especially in the summer. Just use lighter shades of hue you want to decorate with. For instance read is a very intense carpet but can be lightened with a second color, such as white, or even by adding gray to take about the “heat.”
So what’s new and “in” for carpet? Well, neutrals are back. Beiges – all of them – have never really been “out,” of course, but one set of neutrals with a lot of character, those deeper browns, have come back rather strong. Maybe it’s part of the trend of bringing the color to nature into our homes.
Although there are other neutrals like gray, many do not have the same warmth we feel with rich browns. We have only to look at the world of fashion to see the trend unfolding.
Fashion magazines are showing many shades of brown. You will also find the use of gold threads with browns in both clothing and in carpet. You can make yourself a bit of an interior design guru by looking at clothing trends, then applying them to décor. Fashion is where it all starts!