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30 blogs in 30 days - 15 days in.

I’m half way through my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge. And I have to say it’s been great fun. I’ve just loved the questions that have been coming in via Twitter and Facebook.

(Day 18 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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children in need’s pudsey bear… yellow the colour of happiness

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Were you one of the millions watching the BBC’s Children in Need last night? What a fantastic charity. I love how they focus on making a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in the UK.

You can’t help but notice their main brand colour. You only have to look at the charity’s mascot Pudsey Bear to see they use the colour of happiness!

(Day 17 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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Dreaming in Color – Kaffe Fassett uk book launch

Kaffe Fassett talk and book signing ticket.

Last night I had the pleasure to meet one of my colour heros who I came across 20+ years ago when I started studying colour in earnest.

(Day 16 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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police and crime commissioner elections… do you think they are after the female vote?

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Today, Thursday 15th November is the day for the Police and Crime Commissioner elections. For the first time ever, the public across England and Wales (excluding London) will elect a police and crime commissioner.

You can’t fail to notice the intense pink used in their election information. Do you think are after the female vote?

(Day 15 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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science says… yellow is the most visible colour in daylight

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Science has proven that yellow is the most visible colour in the spectrum. When you are next out and about, take notice of how much yellow is used – double yellow lines, road work signs, danger signs, river buoys – anything that needs to be highly visible.

(Day 14 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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Diwali… festival of lights and colour

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Today, 13th November is Diwali , also known as the Festival of Lights.  This festival is celebrated across India and worldwide by the Indian community.

Symbolic diyas or kandils  are an integral part of Diwali decorations. These are colourful paper lanterns.

(Day 13  into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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Ken Nordine’s musical take on the colour blue

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‘Blue was the bluest, blue can be blue…’

So sings Ken Nordine to his cool little jazz number. I wonder if this is his interpretation of singing the blues…

(Day 12  into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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nike’s ambush marketing at the london 2012 games through the use of colour

Nike's ambush marketing using colour at the London 2012 Games.

If you watched the London 2012 Games this summer there is every chance you saw flashes of neon yellow on the track, worn by many athletes from many countries.

(Day 10 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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croydon radio … interview on the power of colour in business

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On Monday I had the pleasure of being interviewed on Croydon Radio’s Sonia Thomas who has a weekly show called ‘Down to Business’, which gives practical tips on business, careers, life and about ways of getting things done while having fun!

(Day 9 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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Kolormondo 3D puzzle… there’s a new colour tool in town

Kolormondo 3D puzzle.

I do love social media. The wonderful like minded people you connect with from all corners of the globe.  Yesterday I received a colourful surprise in the post from Nicoline Kinch, creator of Kolormondo 3D puzzle. She recently found me on facebook, liked what she saw and sent me one of her 3D colour puzzles, all the way from Sweden.   How sweet was that!

Find out what motivated Nicoline to design and create this.

(Day 8 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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colourful food… why are toffee apples red?

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I was asked a question from one of my Twitter followers, @AngelaClutton “Quick colour Q for you: toffee is toffee colour (obvs) yet some toffee apples have bright red coating. Colour psychology?!?!”

(Day 7 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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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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