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Dulux Colour of the Year 2015 radio day with Rebecca Williamson

Rebecca Williamson and Karen Haller - Copper Blush - Radio Day

It feels like only yesterday Rebecca Williamson and I were on radio talking about Dulux 2014’s Colour of the Year, Teal. Today we teamed up again to talk about this year’s Copper Blush.  It was another marathon session giving 14 radio interviews within 3 hours with a combined listenership close to 5 million across the UK. It was wonderful to chat again with Charlene Guy on BFBS worldwide (British Forces Broadcasting Service) definitely a lover of colour and by the sounds of it all things pink!

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Thomas Pocklington – Homes and living spaces for people with sight loss: a guide for interior designers

Thomas Pocklington - Homes and living spaces for people with sight loss - a guide for interior designers

Wednesday night was the launch of the first in a series of professional guides from the charity Thomas Pocklington. The guide’s author, Jacqui Smith, an interior designer, lost the sight in her left in 2012. She realised there was a need for a guide to be written and approached Thomas Pocklington. The result is the Homes and living spaces for people with sight loss: a guide for interior designers.

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care show SBID panel discussion: The Colour of Healthcare design

Care Show - SBID panel discussion The Colour of Healthcare design

This year’s Care Show are packed with great talks, group discussions and presentations at both the Keynote Theatre and the Dementia Care Seminar Theatre with the one aim: to improve healthcare design in UK.

This year five members of the SBID (Society of British and International Design) Healthcare Design Advisory Council will come together to discuss ‘The Colour of Healthcare Design’.

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The Great British Bedroom colour survey

The Great British Bedroom Colour Survey

Following on from the posting the The Great British Bedroom Survey infographic, I was asked by Hammonds Furniture to delve a bit deeper into the results of their recent UK survey findings and what the colours we choose for the bedroom reveals about us. Continue reading

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The Great British Bedroom Survey infographic

Blog - The Great British BedroomSurvey

I’m thrilled to be teaming up with Hammonds furniture as their colour psychology expert for their campaign on bringing colour into the home.

We started with a nation-wide survey as we were really interested to find out exactly what Britain’s views are on redecorating the bedroom, their most popular colour choices and along the way we also found out the weird and wonderful things kept in the bedroom.

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Five of my favourite colourful finds this month

Five of my favourite colourful finds this month - April 2014.

Wrapping up July with five of my favourite colourful finds. I hope you enjoy them too.

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Bringing colour into your every day with Dove & Glamour Magazine

Back in May, Dove UK launched their exciting colour confidence campaign. They asked me to teamed up with them to encourage women around the UK to embrace colour and become more colour confident.

Glamour UK magazine are now featuring up until December, monthly colour features on Bringing colour into your every day.

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SDC International Design Competition 2014… and the winner is

On Tuesday I had the absolute pleasure in being on the judging panel for this year’s prestigious SDC (Society of Dyers and Colourists) International Design Competition to select the UK winner from the five regional finalists, with the winner going on to represent the UK in the global grand final, to be held in China later this year.

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karen haller in partnership with Dove UK colour confidence campaign

Karen Haller Dove UK colour campaign. The Mayfair Hotel bedroom.

I’m thrilled to be partnering with Dove UK on their colour confidence campaign. An initiative to encourage women to embrace colour. Along with fashion designer Olivia Rubin, we are encouraging women around the UK to get more colour confident!  And you can be in the running to win a bespoke personal colour consultation & capsule wardrobe – the ultimate colour confidence collection.

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dulux let’s colour awards evening

Dulux Let's Colour Awards evening - At the Loading Bay.

Dulux Let’s Colour Awards evening | The Loading Bay, Spitalfields | National and International award nominees & guests arriving.

The highly anticipated Dulux Let’s Colour Award winners were announced on 26th March at The Old Truman Brewery, East London celebrating the inventive, original and imaginative use of colour.

I had the honour not only to be one of the judges, I was also asked to present an award. Here are some pictures and a great video giving you a sneak peek of the wonderfully colourful evening.

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Dulux Let’s Colour Awards 2014 winners…

Dulux Let's Colour Awards 2014 and the winners are...

The highly anticipated Dulux Let’s Colour Award winners were announced on Wednesday night. I loved being part of the judging panel and at last I can share with you the winners.

And the winners are…

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International Colour Day 21st March… come join us

 

International Colour Day March 21st 2014. This opens a new browser window.

You are invited to join The Colour Group (GB) and Omnibus Clapham for an exciting day of FREE talks, exhibits, and activities for all ages, celebrating the fascinating subject of colour.

With interactive games, a colour puzzle, 3-D printing in colour, demonstrations of thermal imaging, microwaves, pigments and materials for the artist, jewellery, vision testing and a new colour-based phone app for you to see and try!

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