little book of colour holi festival of colours karen haller

If there is one festival that celebrates colour, it’s Holi. It’s a Hindu religious festival lasting up to 16 days, where the main day is celebrated by people throwing powder and literally being covered from head to toe in a rainbow of colour. It certainly brings back many happy memories when I was lucky enough…

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little book of colour international colour day 2021 karen haller

Yesterday, the 20th March was the official first day of Spring (in the Northern Hemisphere) and it was also International Day of Happiness – now if that’s not the perfect pairing… Today 21st March oh my, we have the trifecta – it’s only International Colour Day. Those are three joyful things to celebrate so I…

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little book of colour why its ok for boys to like pink too karen haller

Every few years we find ourselves confronted with the ‘boy wears pink’ headline and parents finding they are confronted with having in some way explain their sons colour choice. This happened recently to UK TV presenter Emma Willis when she found herself on a daytime chat show saying she was ‘overwhelmed’ by the reaction to her son,…

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Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Chrissy Red

Chrissy and I first met when she was facilitating the ‘Colour in Architecture Award’ for WAN AWARDS back in 2016 in London. I burst into the room late (having sat on a tube in a tunnel for what felt like ages) and the first thing I saw was this flame of red hair. I instantly…

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Christmas Gift List 2020 Supporting Small Businesses Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! If you are looking for handmade, handcrafted or unique colourful gifts to give this Christmas and you also want to support small businesses, then my Christmas gift list might just be what you’ve been looking for. With Christmas markets being cancelled (not to mention most markets this year) so many small business…

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Give The Gift Of Colour From Flying Flowers Cheerful Smile Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! Did you find yourself gravitating towards a certain colour or colours during ‘lockdown’ earlier this year? I noticed I was always gravitating towards yellow. I was wearing my yellow t-shirt a lot and when I did my weekly shop, I’d always buy a bunch of flowers and the colour I would always…

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Moving Summit 2020 Color Psychology In The Home Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! Have you recently moved home or about to move? I wanted to let you know of an event I’ve been asked to be part of and it might be the perfect thing for you. It’s the Moving Summit, a virtual event which is taking place between 11th – 13th November 2020. This…

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Top Drawer Top 20 Colour Picks Karen Haller Banner Image

Hello colour lover! One of the great delights of my work, is being able to be a panellist, commentator or curator for various colour events and this month I was really thrilled to be asked by Top Drawer London to compiled my Top 20 Colour picks for the Autumn/Winter 2020 season. Top Drawer London is an annual trade show…

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5 Fun Facts About The Colour Purple Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! This month we’re going to be looking at some fun facts about the colour purple. We go on a colourful journey of accidential discoveries, royal degrees and and car colours. Here are my top 5 favourite facts about this wonderful hue! 1. Purple dye – a colourful accident! Imagine creating a dye…

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Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Anna Proctor

Anna and I met a few years ago at one of the Decorcafe network events held at Assael architecture in Putney, southwest London where we discussed our shared passion for colour. I love hearing an artists relationship with the colours they use, so it was wonderful to hear Anna’s story. So it’s over to Anna…

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