HGTV Replaces The Handheld Paint Swatch With An Interactive One


When choosing a room’s paint colors, Interior Designers follow the 60-30-10 Rule.

The 60-30-10 Rule says that color usage in a space should be based on percentages:

  • 60% of the room should be a dominant color
  • 30% of the room should be a secondary color
  • 10% of the room should be an accent color

It’s a design method used by the world’s top designers and featured in countless design magazines.  But, you don’t have to spend money on a professional to get your color combinations right.

Courtesy of HGTV, the Choose Color tool shows 39 off-the-shelf palettes and uses them to apply the 60-30-10 Rule to actual rooms in a house.  The interactive tool also features in-line design tips to make the most of your space and budget.

Visit HGTV to color your rooms and learn more about good design.