We've recently been struck by the issue of colour, and how it's a daunting prospect for many UK homeowners. A new survey by Houzz.co.uk revealed white, cream, grey, green and dark blue as the main choices for UK homes. There's a lot to be said for a calming backdrop, but we shouldn't be afraid to inject a bit of colour and fun into our interiors - and our lives. Colour is thought to affect mood and emotion, as theorists have been debating for centuries. Recent studies on food even show a correlation between the colour of the plate and how that affects the taste of the food. So, with colour a powerful force in our lives, we rounded up some examples to inspire confidence in our latest article on Houzz.co.uk.