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Using Color in Home Design

with Tobi Fairley

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  •   01 Class Introduction

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  •   03 Color Schemes 101

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About The Class

Brought to you by House Beautiful Magazine, award-winning interior designer Tobi Fairley comes to CreativeLive for a special course.

 

Are you afraid of picking the wrong color for your living room? Selecting the right hues for your home can be a daunting experience. Tobi is internationally-renowned for her signature bold style and fresh approach to interior design.

Using examples from her extensive portfolio, Tobi will give you no-fail tips and techniques to help you turn your home into a space that reflects your unique style. You’ll learn about the psychology of color, how to pick the right color for the right room, and find out all about the latest trends. You’ll also learn how to pair colors and textures and help freshen any room in your home.

By the end of this class, you’ll be equipped with the tools you need to embrace color in a big way.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    10:02
  2. 02

    Color Models 101

    26:47
  3. 03

    Color Schemes 101

    45:39
  4. 04

    Debunking Color Fears

    44:02
  5. 05

    Debunking Color Fears Pt. 2

    25:23
  6. 06

    Evolution of Tobi's Color Style

    42:37
  7. 07

    Evolution of Tobi's Color Style Pt. 2

    44:12
  8. 08

    To Trend or Not to Trend

    12:47
  9. 09

    Color & Design Trends

    31:37
  10. 10

    Color & Design Trends Pt. 2

    25:37
  11. 11

    Tobi's Color Inspirations

    22:10
  12. 12

    Tobi's Color Inspirations pt. 2

    23:29
  13. 13

    Using Inspiration Boards & Q&A

    19:43
  14. 14

    Psychology of Color

    36:34
  15. 15

    Color Meanings

    17:04
  16. 16

    Psychology of Color Q&A

    12:56
  17. 17

    What to Consider Before Choosing a Color

    26:20
  18. 18

    The Right Color: The Entry & Living Room

    19:27
  19. 19

    The Right Color: Family/Dining Room & Kitchen

    21:19
  20. 20

    The Right Color: From Bathrooms to Outdoor Spaces

    20:06
  21. 21

    Pairing Textile Elements for Success

    28:49
  22. 22

    Pairing Wall Color, Pattern & Texture

    24:43
  23. 23

    Floorings, Furnishings, Art & Lighting

    19:04
  24. 24

    Intro & Top Color Palettes: NYC Showhouse

    24:41
  25. 25

    Top Color Palettes: Hampton's & Richmond Showhouses

    21:31
  26. 26

    More Top Color Palettes

    33:46
  27. 27

    Layering Color Palettes in Your Home

    38:16
  28. 28

    Transitioning Color Palettes in Your Home

    28:08
  29. 29

    Historical Overview of Color in Design

    16:47
  30. 30

    History of Color in Design Examples

    43:59
  31. 31

    History of Color in Design Examples Pt. 2

    16:32
  32. 32

    Color Mistakes to Avoid: 1-6

    31:20
  33. 33

    Color Mistakes to Avoid: 7-10 & Final Q&A

    40:06

Meet Your Expert

Tobi Fairley

Tobi Fairley has redesigned her life and her brand, launching Tobi Fairley & Associates as a full-service consulting and design company. The company provides custom-tailored education, enlightened mentoring, and common-sense tools to help companies and design firms improve their business. ... read more

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    January 2014

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