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colour events london…blue alchemy, stories of indigo

Following the successful meeting BLUE – the World’s Favourite Colour, the Colour Group GB is hosting a soiree with a special screening of the new feature length film by Mary Lance. Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo is a feature-length documentary about indigo, a blue dye that has captured the human imagination for millennia.

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colour events london … world of colour

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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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colour in nature… seahorses, colour chameleons of the sea

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When it comes to animals being able to change colour, seemingly at will, I just had to know more… what I’ve learnt is just amazing. A friend of mine, Akil Gordon-Beckford just happens to be one of the leading UK Aquarium designers. What he doesn’t know about seahorses isn’t worth knowing.  Here’s the abridged version…

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colour research – multi-lingual colour naming experiment

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I love hearing about colour research projects so when I was told about this multi-lingual colour naming experiment I just had to check it out.  So why not get involved and participate in their online experiment!

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in the news… pupils switch on to the marvel of light and colour

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The Colour Group UK is an interdisciplinary society of scientists and colour professionals concerned with the measurement, reproduction and perception of colour. The group’s primary objective is to encourage the study of colour and to promote the education of the public on colour.

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colours in nature – how to make a rainbow

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In the third of my colour in nature series, I look at how nature creates a rainbow and its many colours.

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colour & design diary august 2011

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Each month I search out inspiring colour and design events, exhibitions and tradeshows from the UK and around the world. August is a somewhat quiet month, but the exhibitions on offer are no less fascinating.

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ovarian wellbeing roadshow – the power of colour

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Target Ovarian Cancer Wellbeing Roadshow.

Thursday (25th Nov) saw my colour colleague and I hold two workshops for Target Ovarian Cancer as part of their Wellbeing Roadshow. The theme for our workshops was ‘The Power of Colour, Looking Good & Feeling Great!’

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