What does yellow mean?
Yellow is undeniably a colour associated with naturalness, positivity and vibrancy, with clear connections with the sun and warmthness as well as the freshness of plants and flowers like daffodils. Not only does it bring cheer and joy into a room but the lighter tones also insert brightness and space.
Its a colour thats easily processed, recognised and causes minimal stress on the eyes (unless you go for neon or acid yellow!).
This makes yellow Moroccan tiles perfect for regular use spaces like kitchen walls for example, with it being ideal for furniture, often adding a little pop to a room to create stand out areas / zones and accents – and also something for the eye to really focus on.
The colour itself ranges from this feeling of lightness all the way to warmth, cozy and fuzziness, so although its not versatile (depending on the experience you are trying to create) it definitely is one which uplifts moods and rooms – and also when used right can give a lot of comfort to a person.
This also makes a perfect to use in spaces that are generally dark e.g. hallways, when combined with the right type of lighting you can make it feel welcoming and open – however it is important to be wary of, if not avoid darker tones as itll start to feel too enclosed.
This is the same approach you want to take for yellow on all walls in a room – the lighter tones really make it feel welcoming, but the darker tones again, even though they are warm and cosy, can quickly become intimidating and dominating – especially if its a regular use room or area.
Underneath it all, yellow Moroccan tile does encourage happiness, optimism and confidence when used correctly. To do so just make sure that contrasts are right or with complimentary colours (can never go wrong with white) and you choose the tone and the amount that resonates with you from a practical, day to day point of view.
How to use Yellow Moroccan Tile
As vibrant as it is, you definitely do have to be selective and purposeful with yellow Moroccan tiles. Although they do bring a lot of cheer and joy into a room and are not necessarily creators of dark spaces, like anything too much of it can be overwhelming. The vibrancy can become too overpowering and distracting to the eyes.
That is why you want to make sure you do have a good gradient / shades, which makes it playful and easier on the eye. Mix in a bit of texture and you really get an animated look that helps break up the alertness and builds in character, and that can be both achieved with darker and lighter tones.
Another option is to have specific colour spaces, whether it is the kitchen sink area, bathroom sink area or a wall that is dedicated to that colour. Like with anything that is vibrant, Moroccan tiles have the ability to attract gaze and focus, so if you want your central space to pop – well this is a brilliant way of doing that.
You can also incorporate contrasts, which is another clever way of softening the look or building in a space that looks more uniform, dynamic, blended and well integrated. Colours such as black, beige and white work well, act is natural dividers but also help to guide the eye.
Unlike a deep green or regal blue Moroccan tile which can envelope a space, yellow is a stand out colour that deserves its own dedicated area and space in order to work well and stay attractive day after day.
Addressing its youthful and energetic undertones you need to structure and guide it in order to get the best out of it – left on its own, not only does a character of its own, but it can become too much.