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Launching The Little Book of Colour!

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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My first book – The Little Book of Colour available to preorder!

You know when you need to keep something a secret yet bursting to let everyone know? This is what I’ve had to do for just over a year, but I can now finally share with you that I’ve busy writing my first book! I’m really excited to announce that after a decade of working in…

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Why colour has the power to bring us joy

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

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

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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Bringing colour into your every day with Dove & Glamour Magazine

Back in May, Dove UK launched their exciting colour confidence campaign. They asked me to teamed up with them to encourage women around the UK to embrace colour and become more colour confident. Glamour UK magazine are now featuring up until December, monthly colour features on Bringing colour into your every day.

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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…

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

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…

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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