Boys can like pink too

boys can like pink karen haller

“Why do I have to dress in green and blue and grey, when I love red and pink and purple?” These are the words from 9 year old Ace, son of UK TV presenter Emma Willis. Emma admits on national TV she was ‘overwhelmed’ by the reaction to her son wearing pink – ‘He’s just…

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Home Grown Next Era Podcast – Decoding Colour

home grown next era podcast karen haller

Another week another colourful podcast to share with you. I was invited by the prestigious Home Grown Club to give a talk at their members only event this month. Given the world has gone online this event is now a podcast. Good news is they have opened up their array of talks to the world…

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Shaping the future using colour psychology and behavioural design

shaping the future using colour psychology and behavioural design karen haller

One of the exciting projects I’m working on at the moment is a collaboration with Boxx Creative and Michelin star chef Oliver Marlow to envisage a 2035 dining experience. It’s for this year’s Sleep & Eat virtual show and I recently wrote an article for them on the five reasons why colour psychology and behavioural design will shape the…

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100% Design Colour & Wellbeing panel discussion

100 design colour wellbeing panel karen haller

Wellbeing – the buzzword on everyone’s radar. But what does it really mean to the creative community who are designing the future? Can intelligent use of colour unlock greater potential for the positive health and mental wellbeing of building occupants in a fast-paced always on digital world and if so how? If this sounds like…

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Launching The Little Book of Colour!

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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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Meet Ella London, the yellow lady

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Meet Ella London, the Yellow Lady or as she is happy to be known as Miss Sunshine. Yep, she’s a woman who wears yellow from head to toe. I first came across Ella when I saw her New York Post video which has been viewed over half a million times since it came out on…

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Black at the Golden Globes was a sign of solidarity

black at the golden globes was a sign of solidarity karen haller

The Golden Globes is almost as famous for the array of colourful gowns as it is for the awards ceremony itself. I look forward to watching the parade of colours every year and I wasn’t at all surprised when the focus was switched from the glitz and glamour to one of a somber mood in…

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