color scheme

noun

: a particular combination of colors
They chose an unusual color scheme for the living room.

Examples of color scheme in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Plus, even though the floral wallpaper she’s chosen is plenty colorful on its own, the tile grounds the overall blue color scheme of the room. Sophia Beams, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Feb. 2024 The elegantly minimalist black-and-ivory packaging of Chanel No. 5 was an inspiration for the show’s general look and color scheme. Celia Wren, Washington Post, 10 Feb. 2024 The upholstered chair features a soft cotton-linen blend fabric with one of 10 floral prints, giving you plenty of options to find the one that best suits your home’s style and color scheme. Lauren Fischer, Southern Living, 7 Feb. 2024 The Super Bowl color scheme theory picked up steam in November 2023, when the Super Bowl 2024 logo was revealed. Natasha Dye, Peoplemag, 29 Jan. 2024 The first volume features a beige color scheme, the second volume a pitch-black one, and the third has a dark blue hue. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 23 Jan. 2024 The traditional furnishings and decor are swathed in a soothing blue-and-brown-and-gold color scheme. Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 But sticking within a color scheme is no hard-and-fast rule. Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024 The color scheme carries over to the interior, which has two black leather seats with gold ventilation outlets. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 25 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Color scheme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/color%20scheme. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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