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pantone colour of the year 2022 very peri

Pantone Colour of the Year 2022 – Is it blue or purple?

I’m guessing you’ve already seen Pantone’s colour of the year, and you’ve probably already asked yourself the question ‘is it blue or is it purple?.’ I know I have. I ran a quick poll over on my Instagram Stories and a resounding 96% said it purple. So I looked up Pantone 17-3938 in my Pantone…

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wrapping up colour of the year 2017 karen haller

Wrapping up Colour of the Year for 2017

Have you noticed more and more companies are bringing out their colour trend predictions for the year ahead? And 2017 is no exception. Here is a round up of the four major paint and colour management companies with what they believe will be the Colour of the Year for 2017.

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pantone colour of the year 2016

What’s behind Pantone’s dual colour of the year

At the beginning of every year we find ourselves awash with countless colour trend predictions, forecasts and colour of the year. This year was no exception, but there was one unusual thing that caught everyone by surprise – for the first time one company announced dual colours of the year.

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colour psychology using colour in interiors.

colour psychology – using colour in interiors

For the past few years, every quarter or so, Stacey Sheppard (from the renowned interiors blog The Design Sheppard) and I collaborate on a wonderful series relating to colour psychology for interiors. I love these articles which usually focuses on a colour that’s sparked Stacey’s colour curious. So far we’ve looked at yellow, emerald green, indigo…

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most popular blog posts for 2012

It’s the end of another year and I’m always excited to see which blogs were the most popular with my readers.  Checking Google Analytics below is the list of the 10 most popular posts. It’s really interesting to see what my blog readers found of interest. There’s a great mix of business interiors, business branding…

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business interiors – how to use orange in the workplace

Following this month’s theme of Pantone’s colour of the year, I thought I’d look at how orange can be used in the business environment. So whether it’s your branding colour or not, there are still ways to incorporate orange into the workplace or your home office.

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personal branding colours…. what are you saying when you wear orange

When you think about all the colours you wear or see others wear in the work environment, orange is probably the colour you are least likely to see. Why is that?

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and the pantone colour for 2012 is… tangerine tango

I always get excited at the end of the year as I know the major forecasting companies are about to announce their colours for the coming year. For 2012 I’m looking at Pantone and I’m not at all surprised by their predication.

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world’s most unusual hotels… wanderlust hotel

In the fourth of my world’s most unusual hotels series, I’m featuring the Wanderlust hotel, located in Little India, Singapore. The owner of this four storey boutique hotel gave four design agencies an entire floor each and full creative freedom to design whatever they wanted.  And design they did, letting their imaginations run wild, resulting…

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world’s most unusual hotels – pantone® hotel

In the second of my world’s most unusual hotels series, I look at the Pantone® Hotel.  The individuality and originality in this hotel is how PANTONE® have used their own colour matching system (which is recognised worldwide) to create a colourful experience.

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