You’ve probably already looked at hundreds, if not thousands, of photos of beautiful homes. Perhaps you loved the colours in a room and wrote to ask the designer or contractor to ask what those colours are.

It’s important to keep something in mind while browsing photos: Many home interior photos are taken using supplemental lighting, which affects how you see the interior colours.

Get inspired by the photos you see, but experiment in your house with the lighting you plan to use before you start painting. With all the new technology on the market that affects how a room is lit, the tips that follow will help you arrive at the perfect colour.

Want Gorgeous Interior Colours? Look to the Light