There are twelve families show on the color wheel, one for each hue.
Depending on the amount of black and white added, the base color may either become lighter or darker.
In interior decoration, it is a combination or arrangement of colors to fit a specific theme, style or genre.
Another example is green, orange, and purple.
The primary colors are Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow.
The color wheel is also used by artist and designers as a guide for mixing paints and pigments.
Every decorative color combination can be defined by where it resides on the color wheel, a diagram that maps the colors of the rainbow.
More advanced color schemes involve several colors in combination, usually based around a single color—for example, text with such colors as red, yellow, orange and light blue arranged together on a black background in a magazine article.