Saladino, similarly, is well known for his restrained and nuanced color palette. As his background colors, he likes to use monochrome tones and colors that change depending on the light.
He generally uses brighter pops of color as accents only, and even then, with restraint. Here are two examples…
Can you see the striking similarities between Picasso and Saladino in geometric forms and soft, restricted palettes?
I tried to use these principles in my own living and dining room. I thought about geometrics in picking my sofas, chairs, side tables, paintings, lamps etc. I kept the palette simple and restrained with soft muted ochres and light blue tones. Here’s the result…
Saladino said that if you think geometrically and restrain your palette, your rooms will look as good 20 years from now as they look today. My rooms are 12 years old and I’d be happy to have them for a few more.
It seems that you really can’t go wrong if you use the Picasso-Saladino formula.
Go ahead, be fearless. Give it a try.