Frequently Asked Question About Home Decorating with Teal
What Color is Teal?
Teal color, which it’s name come from a kind of bird named Eurasian Teal, is color that created by mixing medium to deep blue into a green base. This color was popular in late 1990s, and today in 2020 it’s regain it’s popularity especially in interior design worlds.
What is the Difference Between Teal and Turquoise?
At a glance, teal and turquoise looks quite similar and often seemed to be referred to interchangeably. But if you take a closer look, you may notice that there is a slight difference between those two.
While turquoise is a blend of light or sky blue with green, teal tend to use medium to dark blue with green base. Thus, turquoise may seems a little bit lighter and “greener” rather than teal.
What Colors go with Teal?
Using teal in your interior color palette can be quite tricky and complicated, as this color had an unique characteristic thus make it hard to find the perfect match for it. However, there are several colors that based on our experience can works wonder with teal, and here they are :
Teal and White
If you don’t really want to take any risk, than combining teal with neutral shade seems to be the perfect choice. And one of the best neutral that go well with teal is white. White can works well with teal not only because it can help balance the vivid and vibrant of the teal, but also white can help make the teal stand out.
Teal and Dark Blue
As you know, teal is combination of green and blue. Thus, combining it with any blue shade can create a flawless looks as both had the same tranquility of blue. But, among all of the blue shade, we really like any darker tone of blue such as dark blue, navy blue or a royal blue as it would bring a boldness that will balance out the teal. Teal and dark blue can be a great choice if you want to create an elegant and stylish rooms.
Teal and Orange
In color wheels, orange is the opposite of teal. Thus, pairing those two colors can producing a beautiful contrasting effects as the vibrant energetic orange will be balanced by the calmness of the teal. However, for this color combinations, we really like to use orange just for an accent to add a bit of vibrancy.
Teal and Pink
Both teal and pink had some similar characteristics such as the softness, subtle and calming effects, thus combining them together can resulting a quite interesting and seamless looks.
What is Best Sherwin Williams Teal Paint?
Based on our experience designing some interior spaces that incorporate teal as one of their palette, we really loved Intense Teal by Sherwin Williams (SW 6943). This paint color had a perfect beautiful combination that can make any space feels elegant yet still calm and cozy.
What is Best Benjamin Moore Teal Paint?
For Benjamin Moore brand, we tend to choose it’s Teal Tone (663) as our favorite. This paint is slightly lighter than any typical teal, thus make it perfect to be used in any contemporary or minimalist interior.