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Colour Meets Trend event and you’re invited…

Colour Meets Trend event_Karen Haller

Have you noticed that every time you open a magazine or take a trawl through social media there seems to be a new colour trend, a new predication or forecast? If you’ve ever wondered why that is and you’re interested in discovering the mysteries of the mechanics behind trend predictions from three well-known experts, then I’d love to invite you to the Colour Meets Trend event on the 1st March.

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Friday Late: Colour at the London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum Friday Late Colour_Karen Haller

If you love colour and you’re in London on Friday night 9 September 2016 then you’ll want to head down to the London Transport Museum for their Friday Late: Colour event.

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Thomas Pocklington – Homes and living spaces for people with sight loss: a guide for interior designers

Thomas Pocklington - Homes and living spaces for people with sight loss - a guide for interior designers

Wednesday night was the launch of the first in a series of professional guides from the charity Thomas Pocklington. The guide’s author, Jacqui Smith, an interior designer, lost the sight in her left in 2012. She realised there was a need for a guide to be written and approached Thomas Pocklington. The result is the Homes and living spaces for people with sight loss: a guide for interior designers.

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the color run is the happiest 5k on the planet!

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I can now concur. The Color Run is the happiest 5k on the planet. Yesterday the sun was shining down on the first ever London Color Run at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Five of my favourite colourful finds this month

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

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

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SDC International Design Competition 2014… and the winner is

On Tuesday I had the absolute pleasure in being on the judging panel for this year’s prestigious SDC (Society of Dyers and Colourists) International Design Competition to select the UK winner from the five regional finalists, with the winner going on to represent the UK in the global grand final, to be held in China later this year.

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family fun at the drop in to colour at Turner Contemporary margate

Despite the cool summer day it was a hothouse of colour activity at the Turner Contemporary Margate ‘Drop in to Colour’ on Saturday, part of the  #Summer of Colour programme of events.

Hosted by the Colour Group GB, families enjoyed hours of colourful activities from painting mini masterpieces, playing the colour name card game, making coloured fans, playing with giant jigsaw colour globes, testing their colour vision and creating a large ‘feathered’ dove from their own colourful hands.

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summer of colour… drop in to colour at Turner Contemporary margate

The Turner Contemporary Margate is putting on an amazing line up of colourful events for their Summer of Colour from 24 May – 21 September 2014.

The Colour Group GB is thrilled to host “Drop in to Colour” on Saturday 14th June 2014.

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karen haller at Grand Designs Live 2014

Grand Designs Live 2014 - Karen Haller

This weekend marks the start of this year’s Grand Designs Live London. I’m pleased to be back once again to talk about how to transform your home with colour. You can find me on the following days…

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dulux let’s colour awards evening

Dulux Let's Colour Awards evening - At the Loading Bay.

Dulux Let’s Colour Awards evening | The Loading Bay, Spitalfields | National and International award nominees & guests arriving.

The highly anticipated Dulux Let’s Colour Award winners were announced on 26th March at The Old Truman Brewery, East London celebrating the inventive, original and imaginative use of colour.

I had the honour not only to be one of the judges, I was also asked to present an award. Here are some pictures and a great video giving you a sneak peek of the wonderfully colourful evening.

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International Colour Day 21st March… come join us

 

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You are invited to join The Colour Group (GB) and Omnibus Clapham for an exciting day of FREE talks, exhibits, and activities for all ages, celebrating the fascinating subject of colour.

With interactive games, a colour puzzle, 3-D printing in colour, demonstrations of thermal imaging, microwaves, pigments and materials for the artist, jewellery, vision testing and a new colour-based phone app for you to see and try!

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colour in fashion & design event – colour group gb

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Just a quick hello to let you know the next Colour Group GB event Colour in Fashion and Design is next week at City University, London on Wednesday 5th February 2014 at 2pm.

This is an exciting event with specialist speakers who reveal how deeply colour affects and influences us all. Questions arise such as how do colour trends happen, what are the new ways of visualising colour as a commodity and what valuable insights are there into why the new wearable technologies must be designed with colour in focus.

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