What is Ivory?
One of the most common shades of white used in interior decorating, the color ivory is warmer than pure bright white and features a yellow or beige tinge. ‘Ivory,’ ‘off-white,’ and ‘cream’ are often used interchangeably to describe the same soft hue.
What Does the Color Ivory Symbolize?Tinged with yellow or beige undertones, ivory is a softer and warmer form of white – and thus brings softer, warmer connotations than pure white alone.
How to Style with the Color Ivory in Interior Design
If the color you want to use does not seem to have any undertones at all, feel free to style it however you wish with ivory; it is often the case that such a color features a balance of cool and warm, making it compatible with a wide array of shades.