Launching The Little Book of Colour!

the little book of colour website karen haller

Today is the day! My book The Little Book of Colour – How to use the Psychology of Colour to Transform Your Life is out there in the world. It’s been almost two years since Penguin first approached me, but looking back now I can see this book has been a lifetime in the making.…

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Why colour has the power to bring us joy

why colour has the power to bring us joy karen haller

Have you ever associated colour with joy? Have you ever noticed that certain shapes, patterns, design styles make you feel happier than others? This is the subject of a really fantastic Ted2018 talk by a woman named Ingrid Fetell Lee’s Where joy hides and how to find it (if you haven’t seen the video you’ll…

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the brand colour dilemma

newsletter june 2015 the brand colour dilemma banner

You only have to go into a department store, a supermarket or online to see the thousands of businesses catering to our every need, want and desire. When it comes to picking colours for your own business brand, have you ever found yourself wondering what colours to pick?

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colour can make or break your customer’s experience

newsletter apr 2015 colour can make or break your customers experience banner

Take a minute and think of three words to describe the impact of your brand colours. When I asked this question to my clients the words I most often hear are: exclusive, cutting edge, innovative, empathy, trust, quality, playful, fun…which makes it very clear that colour is more than just a visual experience; colour is…

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Building colour confidence

building colour confidence

Have you ever walked into a store having seen a colour you’ve fallen in love with in the window, only to find yourself walking out having bought your ‘safe colour choice’? Well, you’re not alone. There’s no doubt we love colour. But sometimes we can find it a bit scary, unsure of what suits us,…

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the colour of love…

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For centuries now St. Valentine’s Day has come to symbolise the day of love expressed through gifts such as flowers, chocolates and heart-felt notes. Colour plays a significant role on this day, often communicating the very message the giver may be unable to express. Have you ever wondered what message the colour is communicating? It…

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Colour Your Life – Take the colour quiz

colour your life fiat colour quiz. this opens a new browser window.

Late last year I had the pleasure of collaborating again with Fiat, this time on a simple and playful colour quiz for their Us! The FIAT Magazine | issue 13. It was initially available for Fiat customers and I can now share it with you!

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most popular colour blog posts for 2013 are…

most popular blog posts 2013.

It’s the end of another exciting year and I’m always intrigued to see which blogs were the most popular with my readers.  Taking a peek at my Google Analytics reveals the top 10 most popular colour posts. It’s really interesting to see what my blog readers found of interest. Most popular by far were the…

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