Whether you want to redecorate an entire house or simply jazz up a dull room, color can give your home a whole new look. "The Color Design File" is your key to exploring this powerful decorative element. Every aspect of color is expertly covered: Using color discusses the properties and qualities of the different colors, how colors work together and how color is affected by light, texture, and scale. Neutrals and naturals showcases a decorative palette from white to black, encompassing cream to chocolate brown and every shade of gray. The colors takes you on a journey through the spectrum. Each color is shown in real homes: alone, in a dazzling array of shades, and with other colors. Useful information includes an address list of great places for finding color and space for notes. *Expert practical advice from leading interiors writer Leslie Geddes-Brown. *Useful pockets for storing swatches, paint charts, and magazine cuttings. *A comprehensive directory of where to find the best paint and paper colors. *Handy spiral-bound format, with pages for your notes.