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Colour Meets Trend event and you’re invited…

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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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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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care show SBID panel discussion: The Colour of Healthcare design

Care Show - SBID panel discussion The Colour of Healthcare design

This year’s Care Show are packed with great talks, group discussions and presentations at both the Keynote Theatre and the Dementia Care Seminar Theatre with the one aim: to improve healthcare design in UK.

This year five members of the SBID (Society of British and International Design) Healthcare Design Advisory Council will come together to discuss ‘The Colour of Healthcare Design’.

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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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Building colour confidence

Building colour confidence

Have you ever walked into a store having seen a colour you’ve fallen in love with in the window, only to find yourself walking out having bought your ‘safe colour choice’?

Well, you’re not alone. There’s no doubt we love colour. But sometimes we can find it a bit scary, unsure of what suits us, wondering what others will think…

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karen haller at Grand Designs Live 2014

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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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Speaking at… Marketing Reboot LIVE 2014

Speaking at Constant Contact Marketing Reboot 2014.

If you run your own business and if you’re like me, it can sometimes feel like learning the skill of marketing is going to take a lifetime to master. If you want a day to work ON your business (rather than IN it) and help reboot your marketing, this is a brilliant one-day conference, featuring a series of sessions from some of Constant Contacts favourite marketing experts sharing their knowledge with you.

I was honoured to be asked by Constant Contact if I would be their ‘real life business case study’ to share how I use engagement marketing to promote my business on an ongoing basis.

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covet london launch party

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Nothing makes me happier then to see one of my clients dreams come alive. And last night was one of those nights celebrating with Carlie Parkinson of  Covet Girl with the launch of Covet London, a who’s who and where to go guide.

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colour psychology…. interview on channel 4 sunday brunch

I love new experiences and trying things for the first time. So being interviewed on live TV on Sunday was no exception. I was really excited to be asked to talk about colour psychology on one of my favourite shows – Sunday Brunch on UK’s Channel 4.

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karen joins the huffington post blogger team

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I can’t tell you how thrilled I was to be accepted as a Huffington Post contributor this month. I pitched my idea – writing articles on the subject of applied colour psychology in relation to business branding, marketing, products and business interiors. They said they didn’t have one of those – yes we are a rare breed.

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ColourMatch from argos personality test to add personality and colour to your home

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On Friday the findings of the nationwide survey carried out by ColourMatch from Argos and myself on what people really think about their homes were revealed. Following on from that I worked closely with the team at ColourMatch to create a fun way to find the colours that match your personality for you to use in your home.

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uk homes ‘unadventurous’ as 75% admit to obsessing over impressing their neighbours

ColourMatch from Argos Colour Campaign with Karen Haller.

I’ve been working closely with the team at ColourMatch to analyse the results from a nationwide survey on what people really think about their homes.

The study was released today and shows that three quarters of people admit their home ‘lacks personality’ and, when it comes to our homes, we are a nation obsessed with impressing others.

I had quite a busy day discussing the findings on no less than 12 radio interviews. Following is an extract of the press release with some stats I think you’ll find are an interesting insight into how the UK view their homes.

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