Even thinking about the color yellow can make you feel cheery. A room painted a super-rich, bold shade of yellow could very easily elicit happiness, but if you’re going for more calming than electrified, try a creamy, buttery yellow instead.
The perfect off-white is just crisp enough without venturing into stark hospital territory. Clement recommends a hue like Farrow & Ball’s Wimborne White.
“It’s delicate and sincere, symbolizing notions of purity. It’s comfortable and reminiscent of cotton — fluffy and warm” he says. “Off-white is an evident choice for a master bedroom or a guest room.”