Beige is a light, pale brown color that is a grayish shade of tan. The word "beige" is French and is used to describe the color of natural wool.Continue Reading
The word "beige" was first used to describe a color in 1877 in France in Edmon de Goncourt's novel "La Fille Elisa." The word came into use in the English language about a decade later.
Beige is a popular color for paint. It's beloved among homeowners and decorators for its neutral color tone that blends in nicely with nearly any decorative scheme. It's wildly popular for carpet, drapes and furniture, too.Learn more about Colors
The color bisque is a shade of white, while the color almond is considered to be a shade of brown, so they are not all that similar. Bisque is more peach while almond looks distinctly brown.Full Answer >
To make the color maroon, combine red and blue hues until the desired shade is obtained. Maroon can lean more towards red or purple depending on individual preference.Full Answer >
Silver is considered to be a feminine, lunar, peaceful, earthy, sophisticated and harmonious shade, but the significance of the color silver varies across cultures. The color silver has an element of mystery, and it is believed to purify people who wear it by draining negative energy. In some cultures, the color silver represents divine, transformational energy.Full Answer >
Light's color is determined by the wavelength of the light energy striking the eye. The eye contains three kinds of cells that are specialized for picking up only certain wavelengths of light. When this information is relayed to the brain, the wavelength is interpreted as color.Full Answer >