Transform The Mood In Your Home

Written on 3rd February 2022

“Colour psychology can be a complicated subject,” says our international brand ambassador Patrick O’Donnell, “but there are a few basic principles to help steer you in the right direction, whether you’re trying to create the perfect ambience or want a specific space to trigger a specific emotional response.”

To illustrate those principles, Patrick has shared a selection of grounding greens, tranquil blues and soothing soft tones from our Farrow & Ball Curated by Liberty edit, along with tips on how to use them in a way that harnesses the best of their mood-boosting qualities.

Greens

“The primary colour of nature and the outdoors, green symbolises renewal and growth. This combination of positivity and serenity is perfectly encapsulated in the cheerful Suffield Green, making it a wonderful option for a welcoming hallway or living room.

Chine Green is a sublime example of green’s ability to make a space – and thus the people in it! – feel more grounded. It works wonders in any space you’d typically use in the evening, where you go to decompress after a long day.”

Blues

“Blues can create a range of atmospheres depending on their intensity and depth. At the paler end they communicate tranquillity and calm, while deeper shades suggest seriousness and intelligence.

“For a home office (or any space that doubles up as one) try a darker shade such as Sloe Blue. It contains a good dose of black pigment, which gives it lots of richness and depth. Spaces made for relaxation and play can take something a little lighter, like Berrington Blue.”

Neutrals

“White represents purity, innocence and new beginnings, as well as cleanliness and clarity, but a pure white can feel a little chilly and clinical. An off-white with warm red undertones, such as Archive, feels much more soothing while still being versatile enough to use in any (or every!) room of the house.

 “If you want the relaxed effect of a neutral, but are tempted by a little more colour, try Potted Shrimp. It’s a pale pink with a lot of yellow in the base, which makes it feel really familiar and comforting. Perfect for any room that you want to feel wonderfully inviting.”

Order a Sample


Discover the edit through our limited-edition sample pots, each printed with one of three patterns from Liberty’s Modern Collector range. The Persian Voyage, Poppy Meadowfield, and Wiltshire Blossom prints come in two colourways each, creating lots of collectable combinations with your favourite paint colours from the edit. Which ones will you get?

Shop Samples




Order a Sample


Discover the edit through our limited-edition sample pots, each printed with one of three patterns from Liberty’s Modern Collector range. The Persian Voyage, Poppy Meadowfield, and Wiltshire Blossom prints come in two colourways each, creating lots of collectable combinations with your favourite paint colours from the edit. Which ones will you get?

Shop Samples

Order a Sample


Discover the edit through our limited-edition sample pots, each printed with one of three patterns from Liberty’s Modern Collector range. The Persian Voyage, Poppy Meadowfield, and Wiltshire Blossom prints come in two colourways each, creating lots of collectable combinations with your favourite paint colours from the edit. Which ones will you get?

Shop Samples

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