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dulux colourless future

are we walking into a colourless future?

By Karen Haller / May 4, 2015 /

Imagine a world without colour. A world of silver, white and grey. If we are to believe the research carried out by Dulux in March the future looks, well, rather dull, drab and dark. Why were we so in love with colour and felt free to express our colour choices and experiment in the 60’s,…

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Ideal Home Show 2015 – win free bedroom colour consultation

By Karen Haller / March 22, 2015 /

As part of my exciting year long partnership with Hammonds Furniture I’m really looking forward to spending the day at the Ideal Home Show, Olympia on Tuesday 31st March as their in-house colour expert.

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dulux let’s colour awards – vote for your favourite colour moment of 2014

By Karen Haller / March 12, 2015 /

The fabulous Dulux Let’s colour Awards is now in its third year and I was absolutely thrilled to be asked once again to be on their judging panel. Last year I was asked to personally pick a shortlist for the  category ‘colour innovation in technology & design’. This year my category was to handpick what I…

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Dulux Colour of the Year 2015 radio day with Rebecca Williamson

By Karen Haller / February 25, 2015 /

It feels like only yesterday Rebecca Williamson and I were on radio talking about Dulux 2014’s Colour of the Year, Teal. Today we teamed up again to talk about this year’s Copper Blush.  It was another marathon session giving 14 radio interviews within 3 hours with a combined listenership close to 5 million across the…

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thomas pocklington homes and living spaces for people with sight loss a guide for interior designers

Thomas Pocklington – Homes and living spaces for people with sight loss: a guide for interior designers

By Karen Haller / November 3, 2014 /

Wednesday night was the launch of the first in a series of professional guides from the charity Thomas Pocklington. The guide’s author, Jacqui Smith, an interior designer, lost the sight in her left in 2012. She realised there was a need for a guide to be written and approached Thomas Pocklington. The result is the Homes and living spaces…

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care show sbid panel discussion the colour of healthcare design

care show SBID panel discussion: The Colour of Healthcare design

By Karen Haller / November 1, 2014 /

This year’s Care Show are packed with great talks, group discussions and presentations at both the Keynote Theatre and the Dementia Care Seminar Theatre with the one aim: to improve healthcare design in UK. This year five members of the SBID (Society of British and International Design) Healthcare Design Advisory Council will come together to discuss ‘The Colour…

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the great british bedroom colour survey

The Great British Bedroom colour survey

By Karen Haller / October 20, 2014 /

Following on from the posting the The Great British Bedroom Survey infographic, I was asked by Hammonds Furniture to delve a bit deeper into the results of their recent UK survey findings and what the colours we choose for the bedroom reveals about us.

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The Great British Bedroom Survey infographic

By Karen Haller / October 15, 2014 /

I’m thrilled to be teaming up with Hammonds furniture as their colour psychology expert for their campaign on bringing colour into the home. We started with a nation-wide survey as we were really interested to find out exactly what Britain’s views are on redecorating the bedroom, their most popular colour choices and along the way we…

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five of my favourite colourful finds this month .

Five of my favourite colourful finds this month

By Karen Haller / July 31, 2014 /

Wrapping up July with five of my favourite colourful finds. I hope you enjoy them too.

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Bringing colour into your every day with Dove & Glamour Magazine

By Karen Haller / July 16, 2014 /

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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