Color Symbolism Revealed in New Guide from Top Interior Designer Marc Thee

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Altogether Home’s Latest How-To Guide Unveils the Meaning of Colors for Home Design

The Psychology of Color

Download The Psychology of Color (and How-to Use it to Transform Your Home.)

Marc is sharing his "favorite paint colors" in this how-to guide, which before now, has been highly exclusive to his private client's alone.

Everyday homeowners are learning how color can change the space they live in through an enlightening new "how-to guide" by Altogether Home. Top-ranked interior designer Marc Thee is back with another inspiring lesson in residential style. This time, he’s focused on the profound emotional implications that even the smallest decisions about color can have.

The Psychology of Color... With Designer Hues to Transform A Home Today’ is now available as a free download. This fascinating new style guide challenges readers to think more deeply about the impact color has on their moods, productivity, and personalities. Ten essential colors are profiled with the attention to detail and personal style that Altogether Home is known for. Marc is sharing his "favorite paint colors" in this how-to guide, which before now, has been highly exclusive to his private client's alone. There are also many never-been-published photographs featuring color usage and design lessons from Marc's projects from across the US.

Altogether Home is a unique furniture and accessories retailer that presents world-class products alongside advice and inspiration in interior design. At Altogether Home, acclaimed trendsetter Marc Thee collaborates with a team of expert interior designers to create high-quality furniture with real-world style.

Marc Thee personally penned ‘The Psychology of Color,’ a document that reflects the design philosophy he’s famous for. He is the celebrated founder of Marc-Michaels Interior Design and has more than 25 years of experience in high-end interior decoration. In 2011, ‘Interior Design’ magazine named Marc-Michaels the #1 residential design firm in the United States. Now, he is bringing his expertise and terrific taste to Altogether Home, where he’s currently at work on the Marc Thee Home Collection - available exclusively from Altogether Home beginning Fall 2012.

'The Psychology of Color' is the latest in an ongoing series of free, stylish, and substantive interior design "how-to guides" from Altogether Home. The guide is available at the newly redesigned, which now features enhanced product descriptions, picture-rich inspiration galleries, new "Shop by Room" and "Shop by Category" browsing formats, and much more.

The how-to guide inspires readers with new ideas about how to accent or even completely re-color their room interiors. This illuminating, attractively designed, full-color document offers a number of eye-opening features, including:

  • Every Color Considered - Marc Thee explores ten essential colors in depth: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, grey, brown, black, and white. With each, he also delves into the many shades and variations that make those colors so dynamically intriguing. Find out Thee’s feelings about each color and when they should be used... or more importantly, when they shouldn’t.
  • Positive and Negative Reactions - For each of those colors, Marc Thee walks readers through the surprising psychological reactions that each tone and shade elicits. Learn how colors used can determine how people feel and react.
  • How Color Works - The interior design guide opens with a fascinating explanation of the science of color and how it impacts people emotionally. The engaging overview gives rise to new revelations about a person's relationship with the colors around them.
  • Fashion Inspiration - Marc’s color tips can apply to virtually any kind of decision about design. Use his advice to step up the style in regards to room décor, wardrobe, and in every other aspect of everyday lifestyle.

This helpful new style guide, ‘The Psychology of Color… With Designer Hues to Transform A Home Today,’ can be downloaded free of charge (PDF format).

The guide is presented as a part of ‘Haven’, an all-new blog and interior design portal maintained by experts in interior design, like Marc Thee himself, as well as sensible style guru Andrea Hurt. An all-purpose “lifestyle” blog, ‘Haven’ goes far beyond home furniture, incorporating fashion, food, travel, and all the things that make life “altogether lovely.” Professional decorators share their perspective on how interior design and home furnishings can rejuvenate anyone’s home. Unlike typical retail blogs, Altogether Home supplies fresh, new content all the time - the kind that readers will want to revisit daily for renewed inspiration. ‘Haven’ also allows any visitor to ask for free interior design advice about their own room designs.

Altogether Home is a stylish home furnishings and accessories retailer that specializes in interior design-quality products. Created and managed by professional interior designers, Altogether Home lends customers an expert perspective on style to ensure that all of their home selections are appointed with stunning panache.

About Altogether Home
Launched in August 2011, Altogether Home is a home furnishings and accessories retailer that helps people decorate with confidence.: Altogether Home's interactive, online destination takes the guesswork out of creating a beautifully-coordinated room by providing world-class interior design inspiration,approachable and individualized design advice, and beautiful, high-quality home furnishings at real-world prices.

With our merchandising team and first guest curator and product designer Marc Thee, Altogether Home is the destination for real-world advice on how to make the most out of your space. As founder of Marc-Michaels Interior Design, and with more than 25 years of experience in high-end interior design, Marc Thee saw his company grow to receive more than 400 national and regional design awards, including Interior Design magazine’s 2012 ranking as the #1 residential design firm in the United States. Throughout his career, Marc’s work has emphasized his philosophy that a well-designed room must be elegant, stylish and comfortable, capturing a distinctive quality that he refers to as “barefoot elegance.” Altogether Home is proud to be the exclusive retailer for the Marc Thee Home Collection, including beautiful, high-quality and organically-inspired furniture and bed linens, which will be available in Autumn 2012.

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