JOURNAL

Welcome to my journal where you'll find articles on: the future of colour + design; the inspirations behind cutting edge human-design projects; and the power of using colour & design psychology to positively impact how people feel, think and behave. Enjoy! Looking for something particular? Pop it into Search.

no shades of grey for fiat

No shades of grey for Fiat

Operation no grey is what Fiat are calling their new colour campaign.In a world that is still holding ...
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design professionals are you riding the colour wave karen haller

Design Professionals, are you riding the colour wave?

Have you noticed that everything comes in cycles whether that’s fashion or design styles, economic or political ideologies, ...
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colour it's in our nature karen haller

Colour, it’s in our nature

There’s nothing like the buzz of Clerkenwell Design Week which was last week. It takes place annually in ...
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mental health navigating grief through colour karen haller

Mental Health Awareness UK, navigating grief through colour

For Mental Health Awareness Week, I take a look at how UK clinical psychologist Dr Julie Smith demonstrates ...
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world earth day biophilic design and sustainability talk

WORLD EARTH DAY – Biophilic Design & Sustainability

This Saturday, 22nd April is WORLD EARTH DAY. EARTHDAY.ORG, the global organiser of Earth Day, are carrying on ...
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newsletter june 2016 is this the world's ugliest colour

Is this really the world’s ugliest colour?

Back in 2016 Opaque Couche, otherwise known as Pantone 448 C, won the ‘ugliest’ colour crown after Australian ...
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st patricks day four leaf clover

St Patrick’s Day – Why Green…?

If I asked you what's the first colour that comes to mind when you think of Ireland, it's ...
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why is grey the uks most popular car colour

Why is grey the UK’s most popular car colour?

It's claimed Henry Ford would say to his customers you can have any colour you want, as long ...
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holi festival

Holi – a glorious festival of colour

The festival of Holi became internationally famous for throwing of colour. It's a glorious festival of colour, which ...
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5 top reads for 2022

Top 5 most read articles for 2022

With 2022 drawing to a close, I thought I’d take a peek at which articles were the most ...
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what do we think about pantones viva magenta

What do we think about Pantone’s Viva Magenta?

Pantone have released their Colour of the year for 2023. It’s called Viva Magenta but more about that ...
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christmas gift list 2022

Colour Christmas gift list 2022 supporting small businesses

Hello colour lover! Welcome to my annual colourful Christmas Gift list, bringing you a selection of handmade, handcrafted, ...
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