On the Colour Couch with CIDA winner Phoebe Lewis

little book of colour on the colour couch with phoebe lewis.

This year I had the honour of being a judge for the Colour in Design Awards (CIDA) UK and that’s where I got to hear about Phoebe Lewis. Phoebe entered the awards showcasing her natural pigments made from seaweed, showing not only the beautiful colours that could be created, but how she does this in…

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On the Colour Couch with Stylist Lucy Gough

Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Lucy Gough

I was first introduced to fellow Australian Lucy Gough when stylist Emma Morton-Turner and founder of The Inside Stylists network recommended me as a guest lecturer for Lucy’s styling course at Central Saint Martin’s London. Since then we have become firm friends and featured as the colour expert on her wildly successful online styling courses.…

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On the Colour Couch with Chrissy Red

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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On the Colour Couch with artist Anna Proctor

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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On the Colour Couch with Anna Jacobs

Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Anna Jacob

Back in March I went along to the Crystal Palace Artists’ Open House weekend and caught up with James Balston (June’s Colour Couch interview) and he told me that I must go meet Anna and see her colourful home adding “She’s expecting you, I’ve told her all about you!”. So off I went and to…

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On the Colour Couch with Interiors Photographer James Balston

Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With James Balston

James and I met back in 2011 when I used a series of his photographs for my chapter on Colour in Interiors for the industry text book Colour Design: Theories and Applications. We’ve kept in touch crossing paths many times at design industry events and earlier this year at the Crystal Palace Artists’ Open House,…

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On the Colour Couch with colour lover Erica Vonderwall

Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Erica Vonderwall

I must confess I do enjoy searching out colourful posts on Instagram. And I love it even more when I find other colour lovers. I stumbled across Erica Vonderwall’s IG page and when I saw that she loved colour and travelling, which are two of my great passions, well I knew I just had to…

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On the Colour Couch with Interior Stylist Emma Merry

Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Emma Merry

It was thanks to the lovely Marianne Shillingford, Creative Director Dulux who suggested to Emma she get in touch with me given we are both colour lovers. After our first chat  we both knew we’d be friends. Emma just loves bold colour and yet her least favourite colour is lime green. Let’s jump in to…

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