branding colours

colour collective uk colour in branding & advertising talk karen haller

colour talk – colour in branding & advertising

I’m delighted to be asked to speak at the Colour Collective UK’s October event Colour in Branding & Advertising – Palette to poster. The Colour Collective UK is made up of a fabulous group of colour lovers and devotees based in the north of England. They are great at seeking out and bringing together an…

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Business branding colours – 5 most frequently asked questions

It’s been a while since I wrote an article on colour and branding, but that hasn’t stopped the questions coming in. So I thought I’d share the top 5 most frequently ask questions here with you.

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newsletter june 2016 is this the world's ugliest colour

Is this really the world’s ugliest colour?

Opaque Couche otherwise known as Pantone 448 C has won the ‘ugliest’ colour crown after Australian research agency GfK Bluemoon came up with the colour in response to the Australian government’s plain cigarette packaging policy.

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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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it’s a wrap… colourful gift wrapping this Christmas

If you’re buying gifts for your clients and find yourself in a red and green wrapping paper rut… then great news, the choice of colours and design styles this year are endless.  And… it’s actually a really great way to wrap up the year with one last flourish of brand awareness…

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why the big brands fiercely protect their brand colours and what that means for you

why the big brands fiercely protect their brand colours and what that means for you

If I asked you to name the company that uses purple to wrap their chocolates, or the maker or the red soled shoes, could you? Or the company behind the robin egg blue box? My guess is if you have come across these brands you’d know exactly who they were just by their brand colour.

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in the news… brand colour battle continues with tiffany & co. backing louboutin’s red

Back in April I wrote how Louboutin was suing YSL over copying their signature red sole. It is no surprise to see Tiffany & Co. have now come out supporting Louboutin that a colour can be trademarked.

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