2020 Colour Vision: seeing colour in a new light

2020 colour vision seeing colour in a new light karen haller

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!

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

beyond the colour wheel talk minotti daniel hopwood jane monnington boddy kassia st clair karen haller

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

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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explore colour at clerkenwell design week 2018

clerkenwell design week 2018 karen haller altro

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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Proud to be Industry Partner Member BIID

biid industry partner member karen haller

It was a real thrill when a few months ago the British Institute of Interior Design approached me to become one of its industry partners. The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) is the pre-eminent professional organisation for interior designers in the UK, and as the industry body it continually strives to be forward thinking…

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