Why Pink has become a lockdown favourite

why pink has become a lockdown favourite karen haller the little book of colour

If yesterday’s UK Sunday Times article ‘Tickled Pink’ is anything to go by, it would seem that this most cosy of hues has made it’s way into our hearts and our homes during the past 18 months of lockdowns. I’ve always championed pink as I felt it got an undeservedly bad rap, especially from the…

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Why it’s OK for boys to like pink too

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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5 fun facts about the colour orange

5 Fun Facts About The Colour Orange Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! This month we’re going to be looking at some of the fun facts about the colour orange, which just happens to be my favourite colour! Here I share my top 5 favourite facts about this wonderful hue! 1. The evolution of the colour name Orange What do you do when you don’t…

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5 fun facts about the colour pink

5 Fun Facts About The Colour Pink Cloud Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! This month we’re going to be looking at some of the fun facts about the colour pink. Here I share my top 5 favourite facts about this wonderful hue! 1. How Pink got its name I just love learning how colours get their name and I especially love how pink got it’s…

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What’s your Colour of Love this Valentine’s Day?

What's Your Colour Of Love This Valentine's Day Karen Haller

Hello colour lover! Did you know an estimated 224 million roses world-wide are grown for Valentine’s Day? That’s a lot of love going around. And it will probably come as no surprise that red is the most popular colour accounting for around 69% of roses sold in the US. If blue is the colour related…

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On the Colour Couch with colour lover Louisa Rogers

Little Book Of Colour On The Colour Couch With Louisa Rogers

I met Louisa a few years ago when I was first asked to give a talk for the Colour Collective UK (initially a sister organisation of the Colour Group Great Britain) for which Louisa is a founding member, so you could say we met through colour! Louisa is an avid colour lover which is clearly…

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On the Colour Couch with textile designer Susi Bellamy

The Little Book Of Colour Susi Bellamy On The Colour Couch

I first met Susi around five years ago when we were both on the Colour Group GB committee. At that time Susi and her family had recently returned to the UK from living in sunny Tuscany with all its glorious colours. Since then we’ve become great friends staying at each others homes and talking colour…

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