Orange is the warmer of the 3 in ROY, Red with its drama and Yellow with it its energy, Orange sits warmly in the middle. It’s the color of it’s refreshing namesake & many of it’s tones and shades are food–pumpkin, carrots, melon,tangerine,peach. If you put it with a darker shade such as this deep Raspberry bedroom wall below, with the orange sofa and bookcase, and the centered canvas, all varying shades of orange, yet they all bring a warmth and joy to this room.
Now with the same understanding, orange can also add a spirit of youth to an otherwise serious room, Even though the black and white continue to be edgy and cool, the orange seems to make it cool and fun.
There’s just something about Orange and Blue though: