Lighting and color go hand in hand. You can have great color but it you have poor lighting, you color can look very different. Keep in mind your lighting when choosing your colors. Look at the color of the shades and bulbs because that will modify how the color will look in your space.
Choosing your color
Color Tip: Keep in mind that each of these lighting fixtures will change the way that color is viewed in your room. In other words, these fixtures will add a yellow cast to your room color – especially the fixture on the top right. I know because that is the lamp that is in my office and I have to be super careful NOT to have that on when I am viewing colors for a project. Here’s what may happen:
See how the color swatch on the right has more of a yellow undertone? This is very typical of the color changes that happens when you have a very yellow bulb or shade. I rely on natural light or a cleaner light source when I am viewing colors in my office.