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blue sky ocean

Colour Blue has always been my favourite colour. I am in good company as blue is among the most well-likedRead More →

An explosion of colours at the colour run

As a web designer, my aim in studying colours is to acquire the knowledge that will enable me to use and combine them to support the purposes of the website I am building. I may use understated, muted colours for quiet and subtle sites (Corporate Website).Read More →

YinMn - The New Blue

I am not a natural when it comes to being able to distinguish between different shades of the same colour. It has now just become more difficult to differentiate a new shade of blue has hit a market called YinMn. Researchers named the pigment YnMn after its three elements: Yittrium (Y), Indium (In) and Manganese (Mn).Read More →

AIGA promotional poster

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) is a group of professional designers who aim to show how important design is to industry, society, and our future as a whole. It was started in 1914 by a small group of graphic designers, printers, publishers, and illustrators. Since then, it has developed into a national network of skilled designers, educators, students, and fans. AIGA aims to help individuals in business, the media, and the government understand how vital design and designers are. It also works to improve professional growth, promote the value of design, and set worldwide conventions and moral guidelines.Read More →

two fridas

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.Read More →

The colour red featured image

The colour red is the colour that attracts attention, excites curiosity and arouses action. ย Representing passion and power. TELL ME MORERead More →

Pantone Colour Swatch

The Pantone Colour Matching System is a system for identifying, matching and communicating colours across product design, graphic design and marketing. It utilises a unique numbering system for identifying its colours.Read More →

The colour red symbolises confidence and power.Read More →

Josef Albers

Josef Albers believed Art, he felt, is seeing, and he believed that his contemporaries had not done a good job of this.Read More →

Northern lights are a result of the collision of gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere.ย  This palette I created from the deep and cosmic colours of a photo taken in Estonia. I have called it Aurora.Read More →

Interaction of Color by Josef Albers illustration

Albers with “Interactions of Color,” made it his life work to translate the knowledge gained from existing theories and the results from his personal research into a practical course on the action and interaction of colour.Read More →

John Rodriquez Wall Hanging

John Rodriquez became well known for his textile designs in the early 1950’s. He introduced a unique Australian Style. Read More →

Joseph Albers: Interaction. Josef Albers (1888โ€“1976) was a 20th-century modernist who was best known for his Homages to the Square (painted 1950โ€“76) and The Interaction of Color, published by Yale University Press in 1963. He was an exceptional teacher, artist, painter, and colour theorist.Read More →

AS 2700 Colour Sample

AS 2700-2011 – Colour Standards for General Purposes. There are 206 reference colours and the chart or guide is used to assist with the specification and matching of colours used in the industrial architectural and decorative areas, with particular emphasis on paints and related materials.Read More →

Small space ideas photo of a living room

A small space doesnโ€™t necessarily mean you have to be cramped. Maybe there is not enough light; furniture doesnโ€™t sit well, the layout isnโ€™t right? How do you make a small room feel more spacious? With clever use of colour, furniture placing, space planning and lighting, your small space can feel as spacious as you need it to bRead More →

Watercolour texture warm colours

I was in the hardware store ย this morning and I picked up the Dulux interior colour collection catalogue. I love colour swatches and I always find them a fun and exciting way to be inspired. When I ย was something through the brochure I was thinking about warm and cold colours.Read More →