Green is considered the most restful colour for the eye. Combining the refreshing quality of blue and the cheerfulness of yellow, green is suited for almost any room on the house. In the kitchen, green cools things down; in a family room or living room, it encourages unwinding but has enough warmth to promote comfort and togetherness Green also has a calming effect when used as a main colour for decorating. It is believed to relieve stress by helping people relax.


There are many different shades and tone in colours, and by playing with colours and experimenting with different shades you will find interesting combinations and colours to create the perfect vibe. Kitchens are more often than not also used as a social room, where family and friends get together to eat or just to relax. If your kitchen is used for this purpose it is wise to choose calming/ relaxing colours. This faded olive green kitchen achieves this perfectly.