The walls serve as a backdrop for the interior, and the choice of shade for them, you need to consider several key factors: the overall interior style, lighting, size of room and height of ceilings. Rate these features of the kitchen. For example, for small kitchens it is advisable to choose light colors since they optically expand the space. Psychologists do not recommend to paint the walls in the kitchen in bright and flashy colors, especially if it's small, and you spend a lot of time. Dark colors reduce the room, so only suitable for spacious kitchens. Also in large rooms it is undesirable to use cool colors because they make the kitchen deserted and impersonal.
In low light, and especially the lack of sunlight, choose warm tones for the walls – yellow, orange, light brown and beige. If the room gets a lot of sunlight, it is better not to paint the walls in saturated colors, as they are in the light will become brighter and you can change the color.
Think about the effect of color on the human psyche. So, kitchen red at first glance seem original, extravagant and exciting, but they quickly get bored and start to annoy. Although it has been proven that red stimulates the appetite, so you can choose non-aggressive tones of cherry, tomato, coral. Blue has a calming effect, but comfort and warmth in the room adds. If the kitchen is always warm, then shades of dark blue would be perfect. But most of the walls in the kitchen are doing in pale blue tones.
It is believed that the green color is good for digestion. For the kitchen it is advisable to choose pistachio or green shades. Also popular pastel colors, yellow gloss, red copper. Universal color is white, it can be used in all styles, from classic to hi-tech.
Consider the color and design of kitchen furniture. For example, white furniture with glass and metal elements combined with the red walls. Classic wooden furniture looks good against the background of peach, beige or white walls. Frosted glass can emphasize the fashionable colours of the wenge or mahogany.
There are several "forbidden" colors for kitchen: black and all dark shades of brown. They suppress the appetite, make the room cramped and cause associations with dirt.
To understand how comfortably you will live with the chosen color of the walls, hang on walls sheets of white paper, old Wallpaper or cardboard. Apply a spot of paint and leave for a few days, during which you need to listen to their feelings.