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 is celebrated at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month, which this year began at sunset on Sunday 24 March, and continued until sunset on last night, Monday 25 March.…

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Let’s play a game, how many colours can you name?

If you’ve read my book, The Little Book of Colour, you’ll have read the colour naming experiment I took part in run by Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Dimitris Mylonas, from University College London.

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The serious ‘selling power’ of colour

You may think colour is just child’s play. You may think colour is just a visual experience. In fact, colour is an incredibly powerful phenomenon used to influence us every day of our lives. It can influence our mood, behaviour and feelings; making us move quickly, feel relaxed, take action, eat more and spend more.…

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fab women in business feature… colour psychology and your brand

fab Women in Business magazine is the UK’s only magazine aimed at business women running or wanting to run their own business. And they have just released their 1st Birthday issue! I was delighted to interviewed by Kate Miranda (a fellow Australian) for this special birthday issue on Colour psychology and your brand.

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are these the right colours for my business brand?

One of the most common questions I’ve been asked during this month of 30 blogs in 30 days is can you tell me if my business brand colours are right? Naturally as business owners we all want to be attracting our ideal clients not repelling them so it is no surprise this has become a…

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business interiors – how luxury brands use the colour black

Think of black interiors and sleek, ultra-modern, minimalist, dark and mysterious comes to mind. It can work perfectly depending on the mood and atmosphere you want to create. After all it’s all about creating a space that attracts your ideal customers.

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business branding colours… meaning of black

When used by a brand whose personality communicates the qualities of black, they can be seen as sophisticated, aspirational and industry leaders. For those brands who fail to up hold this and the negative qualities will be felt. Even more so if a brand isn’t aware of the effects teaming black with another colour has. This can…

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dispelling the confusion over colour psychology

I often get asked what is colour psychology exactly. There is definitely a lot of confusion out there with colour association and colour symbolism often being mistaken for colour psychology.  So I thought I would explain the differences to clear up any confusion.

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and the dulux colour for 2012 is… firecracker 4

Last month I featured Pantone’s colour of the year Tangerine Tango and blogged about all things orange. This month it’s Dulux’s turn.  Their colour of the year is called Firecracker 4. A hue Dulux describe as a “blushing, lively juicy red”.

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colour events london … world of colour

If you have ever wanted to learn more about colour, then this is an event not to be missed. You will hear from four world leading speakers, experts in their field of colour. And it’s for free!

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