Why the Queen wore bright colours

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When it comes to colour, Queen Elizabeth II, who died Sept. 8 at 96, was known for wearing bright, vibrant colours. This was for one specific purpose. So everyone, no matter where they were in the crowd, could see her. This is what her daughter-in-law, Sophie, Countess of Wessex shared in the 2016 documentary, The Queen at…

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On the Colour Couch with graphic designer Gabor Estefan

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It will come as no surprise that I follow lots of colourful people on Instagram. Someone who I’ve followed for years and even used some of his images in my own Instagram feed is the very creative photographer and graphic designer, Gabor Estefan, famous for his very colourful Notting Hill townhouse images. As a fan…

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How the colour pink got its name

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Have you ever seen a colour called light red? It even sounds weird doesn’t it. That’s because light red has its own colour name – pink. And pink is the most recent basic colour term to come into existence in the English language. How did pink get its name I love finding out how colour…

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5 fun facts about the colour purple

5 Fun Facts About The Colour Purple Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! Purple is having a bit of a revival at the moment. Many trend forecasting companies announcing that every tint, tone and shade of purple is trending for autumn 2022. So I thought I would share with you some fun facts and curiosities about the colour purple where we go on a colourful…

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On the Colour Couch with YesColours’ Emma Bestley

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As Emma says, we have Instagram to thank for connecting us. I remember following Emma through her interiors moveovermagnolia IG account. She bought my book as soon as it was released, and starting up YesColours with her business partner John Stubbs, we’ve had lots of colour conversations and wonderful collaborations. I was fascinated that Emma experiences…

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5 of my favourite colourful Instagram feeds – joyful

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Hello colour lover! I’m back with my 5 favourite colourful Instagram account series, and this time I’m sharing with you my top 5 that are bursting full of colourful joy, that make me smile every time I see them pop up on my feed. Today I am delighted to share with you the very colourful Kim Hall,…

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On the Colour Couch with Designer and maker Daniel Heath

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I first met Daniel when we were both invited as judges for the Colour in Design Awards (CIDA) which is held during the two-week long UK New Designers event. The awards founder is Marianne Shillingford, Creative Director, Dulux UK & Ireland. If her name sounds familiar, you might remember reading her Colour Couch interview a…

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