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Matching Room Color and Lighting to Get the Effect You Desire

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon        

Published: February 10, 2014

Light changes color, so your lighting design -- a top priority for any remodel -- should help guide your color choices. Here’s how.

It’s all determined by the way light and colors interact.
“People have to understand that the color of an object won’t look the same 24 hours a day,” says lighting designer Joseph Rey-Barreau. “I just had bamboo flooring installed throughout my house, and during the day it looks totally different...