The paint finish you choose will convey the attitude of the color itself. "If you want to go all the way, go for high-gloss -- the room will feel like a jewel box," designer Molly Luetkemeyer says. "A matte or flat finish will be more chalky and subtle."
Tomato Red in This Space: In this kitchen, a matte tomato red introduces color without being overwhelming, and the green plays out on the island, while the yellow is picked up in the stool cushions.
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