Applied Colour Psychology

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Launching Karen Haller Behavioural Design Consultancy website

When I started working on my new consultancy website back in 2020, I didn’t realise the journey it would take me on, both personally and in my business. I knew my business had evolved a lot since my last website went live a few years ago, but it wasn’t until the first Covid lockdown that…

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2020 Colour Vision: seeing colour in a new light

Every culture and civilization has wondered about it. From the earliest humans to the present day, it has fascinated and perplexed us, amazed and delighted us. We are surrounded by it in the natural world and marvel at the change of seasons for all its glorious wonder. It’s so innately a part of us that…

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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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Beyond the colour wheel talk – Minotti London – 2nd May 2019

One of the things I love about colour is the way we relate, experience and use it, is continually evolving. I’ve noticed in particular over the past year or so a huge increase in the  conversations, discussions and debates at design shows, exhibitions and in the media on colour. And if  you’ve been following my blogs, articles…

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why colour has the power to bring us joy karen haller

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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Introducing… the Wellbeing Colour Wheel Tool and Framework

Last week I spent three days at Clerkenwell Design Week. Now into its 9th year, it’s definitely one of the highlights on the global design calendar. It’s also one of my favourites as it has a real festival feel to it and for me this year was even more exciting because I officially launched my…

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explore colour at clerkenwell design week 2018

Tucked away in a little corner of east London is an area called Clerkenwell which is famous for its abundance of design showrooms, studios and architectural practices. And for three days every May, this design quarter truly comes alive for what is regarded as one of the UK’s leading independent design festivals. I’m thrilled to…

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The Architects’ Journal House of Colour competition – and the winner is…

When you see design competitions they’re typically for huge skyscrapers encased in glass and steel so it’s a rare thing to come across a competition that’s more playful and lighthearted like a children’s playhouse. In May this year it was a real delight to see The Architects’ Journal launch a competition called ‘House of Colour’…

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online colour masterclass – book your free place

This week I’m running my popular online colour masterclass “Get Your Clients Excited about Colour Again!” and you’re invited!

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re-ignite your business through colour

An American interior designer called me last week and she was sharing with me her colour journey which is reflective of so many designers I’ve been working with over the years.

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