Lumber Color Combinations
Colors that go well with Lumber
Color combinations are created using the relative positioning of the colors in the color wheel.
For example, the complementary colors are the colors on the opposite sides of the color wheel.
You can choose similar colors (analogous) or opposite colors (complementary or contrasting colors).
Complementary colors, when placed next to each other, create the best contrast. This is because complementary colors are picked from the opposite sides of the color wheel.
If you combine the complementary colors, you will get one of the colors in the grey scale (white to black) because the colors cancel out each other. Sometimes, complementary colors are also called "opposite colors"
Analogous Colors are groups of colors that are next to each other in the color wheel.
Triad Colors are the colors placed evenly around the color wheel. If you use this
combination, you get a vibrant look to the end result.
A tetrad is a color scheme with the equal distance between all colors. The tetrad scheme gives a vibrant and colorful overall look.