On the Colour Couch with colour consultant Emily Harnasz

little book of colour on the colour couch with colour lover emily harnasz

Unbeknownst to me Emily bought my book back in 2020 during lockdown and she told me later it was the catalyst to giving her the confidence she needed to follow her passion into colour consultancy. It was wonderful to hear Emily’s story because I love hearing how people embrace their love of colour. Now, over…

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How to not get caught up in the ‘Monday Blues’

How To Not Get Caught Up In The Monday Blues Karen Haller 2

My guess is you’ve heard today is ‘Blue Monday’. Apparently this started back in 2005 when UK TV channel Sky Travel enlisted the help of Dr. Cliff Arnall to create a ‘formula’ to find the most depressing day of the year – of all the things eh?! Dr. Cliff Arnall calculated factors such as Christmas holiday withdrawals, debt,…

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Top 5 colourful blogs for 2022

top 5 colourful blogs for 2022

Hello colour lover! 2022 is drawing to a close so I thought I’d take a peek at which blogs were the most read this year. So here are the top five blogs loved by you. Going from 5 to 1, they are… Number 5. 5 fun facts about the colour green We discover why this…

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Pantone Viva Magenta. Is it red or pink?

what do we think about pantones viva magenta

Are we influenced by the colour name we read or the colour we see? When I met with my publishers about my book, one of the team pulled out a swatch of colour to discuss. We all saw a different colour. I saw a light aqua green. One saw it as a light blue, and…

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Why red robins are associated with Christmas

why red robins are associated with christmas the little book of colour

If you live in the UK chances are you’ve come across a red robin when gardening, out in the park or walking in the woods. Here’s the one I have in my garden. This cheeky chap is always near me when I’m out gardening, probably to see if he can catch a worm or two.…

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On the Colour Couch with designer Tom Hancock

little book of colour on the colour couch with cida winner tom hancock

I met Tom at the New Designers this year, the premier exhibition where graduating UK design students have the opportunity to showcase their creativity, ingenuity and their vision for the future of design. I was one of the judges for the Colour in Design Awards (CIDA) and to cut a long story short, Tom was…

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Happy Colourful International Podcast Day!

international podcast day 2022

Hello colour lover! I recently discovered that Friday 30th September is International Podcast Day which is today! So to celebrate I thought I’d share with you my most popular podcast interviews focusing naturally, on the fascinating world of colour. So take a scroll down and see which of this colourful selection piques your interest. Settle…

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