Monthly Archives: November 2012

colour in communication… transport for london clever use of colour

30 day blog challenge - colour wayfinding - transport for london clever use of colour communication barcode.

I came across this ad in the Evening Standard (a free UK newsletter). I was immediately drawn to how colour and design was used to convey a message without the need for words.

(Day 6 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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how animals use colour… colour as camouflage

30 day blog challenge - day 4 - how animals use colour for protection - green stick insect. This will open a new browser window.

When it comes to using colour, the natural world is truly astounding. This article focuses on how animals use colour as camouflage.

Camouflage (KAM-oh-flahj) the act, means, or result of obscuring things to deceive.

(Day 5 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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colour expert’s favourite colour is …

30 day blog challenge - colour expert's favourite colour - orange.

I was asked a question from one of my Twitter followers @Jilly_Pepper “What is your favourite #colour #color I wonder?”

(Day 4 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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did you know there were eleven basic colour terms?

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When Brent Berlin and Paul Kay introduced basic colour terms in their 1969 book ‘Basic color terms: Their Universality and Evolution’, it was the start of a new way of thinking about colour terms and colour naming.

(Day 3 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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colour psychology… psychic purple

30 day blog challenge - day 2 - colour psychology psychic purple.

I was asked by a client of mine @joannapieters “[I] worked in the new age sector for a bit, was always told purple was the psychic colour. Curious about nature of purple and why?”

(Day 2 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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30 blog posts in 30 days challenge starts today…

Call me crazy, but after attending a Women Unlimited business brainstorming session yesterday, I decided as one of my action points to take on the 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge.  Julie Hall ‘dared’ me and I do like a dare…

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