Book Description: 100,000 sold in hardcover It's hard to imagine a more comprehensive look at color scheme possibilities. --Los Angeles Times What a cool idea for the color challenged among us... 200 combinations fit for a king and queen and their royal family. --Booklist When it comes to decorating, the endless color choices available are enough to overwhelm the most determined home decorator. The Color Scheme Bible solves that problem, and with hardcover sales of 100,000 its value is well proven. This lay-flat paperback edition is sure to be an equally popular choice. With 200 color scheme ideas to choose from, The Color Scheme Bible is an easy-to-use and inspiring reference to using color in the home. It describes how colors interact and the effects they have on a room. It explains how to choose colors that complement each other for a subdued effect, and which colors and combinations energize a room. The book also includes 50 recommended palettes that can be used with different materials for refreshingly original color schemes. Features include: How color creates ambiance and atmosphere How to use color to give a small room the illusion of space and depth 200 distinctive color schemes inspired by nature, art, travel, and even a favorite possession 50 recommended palettes A "How to Use This Book" gatefold. The Color Scheme Bible changed the way we approach choosing colors for the walls, floors and furniture in our homes. It is an essential handbook for decorators and interior designers.