The paint colour yellow is one of the primary colours (blue and red are the others)


tint (add white) = pale yellow

low value (add shade or black) = khaki

tone - add a little contrasting colour purple = oatmeal

grey - add a lot of contrasting colour purple

Yellow is a secondary additive light colour.

When you add red and green light beams together you make yellow light.

If white light moves through red and then green glass yellow light will emerge.

We think the properties of a vertical line and a circle relate to those of the colour yellow.

They both can give a warm joyous feeling.

They both derive from a point. They are stable. They are ready for action, hope and adventure.

think tank yellow


yellow brings an optimistic feel


Add a yellow wall to bring the sunshine to your space!

art by Leonie

Leonie uses yellow to contrast against the greys

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Add pops of yellow and turquoise on a neutral wall.

art by Glenise

Glenise uses yellow in this piece to contrast against the trees, which helps the yellow pop!

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Add a yellow artwork to brighten your space! Bring in the sunshine!

art by Jeanene

Jeanene uses yellow daisies against greys

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Yellow s such a sunny colour! Bring tis cheerful element to your space with one of Jeanene's handcrafted throws

se different shades and tones of yellow to emphasise the happiness!.

some yellow words

a toned yellow works with dark timber

some yellow words

pops of yellow with orange based timber create an energetic space.

yellow creates an optimistic space

use a tones yellow for less impact

happy yellow

yellow is a good colour for the kitchen in Feng Shui.

in nature yellow is a warning colour - eg bees

yellow has many different meanings in different cultures.

pale butter yellow is calming

yellow stones are good for communication.

Some yellow mood boards to inspire