Monthly Archives: May 2014

five of my colourful finds this month… may

Five of my favourite colourful finds this month - April 2014.

Wrapping up May with five of my favourite colourful finds. I hope you enjoy them too.

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karen haller in partnership with Dove UK colour confidence campaign

Karen Haller Dove UK colour campaign. The Mayfair Hotel bedroom.

I’m thrilled to be partnering with Dove UK on their colour confidence campaign. An initiative to encourage women to embrace colour. Along with fashion designer Olivia Rubin, we are encouraging women around the UK to get more colour confident!  And you can be in the running to win a bespoke personal colour consultation & capsule wardrobe – the ultimate colour confidence collection.

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karen haller at clerkenwell design week 2014

Karen Haller at Clerkenwell Design Week 2014. This opens a new browser window.

Dorset based Designworks Tiles recently joined the vibrant Clerkenwell creative design community. To celebrate their Clerkenwell debut, they are putting on an exciting series of events during this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week at their showroom.

I’m very pleased to be partnering with Designworks Tiles this year giving two talks as part of the festival’s programmed series of talks – ‘What’s Wrong With White?’ and ‘Living in Full Colour’.

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colour masterclass at the decor cafe

The decor cafe colour masterclass with Karen Haller. This opens a new browser window.

Debbie Blott, founder of the decorcafe has built up quite a reputation for innovative and exciting workshops and masterclasses. I’m thrilled to be asked to run a series of colour masterclasses.

Using applied colour psychology, I’ll be showing how you can harness the power of colour to enhance your home interiors so it expresses your true personality (and not just as mere decoration & following the latest trend).

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the psychological effects of colour in architecture

Every May in London, designers, architects look forward to attending the many talks, events and seeing the latest innovations during Clerkenwell Design Week. I’m very honoured to be asked back to give two talks, this time at the recently opened Designworks Tiles showroom. My two talks will be on ‘What’s wrong with white’ and ‘Living in Full Colour’.

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colour psychology – using colour in interiors

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For the past few years, every quarter or so, Stacey Sheppard (from the renowned interiors blog The Design Sheppard) and I collaborate on a wonderful series relating to colour psychology for interiors. I love these articles which usually focuses on a colour that’s sparked Stacey’s colour curious.

So far we’ve looked at yellow, emerald green, indigo blue, tangerine, magnolia, grey and teal. Which colour takes your fancy…?

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