Karen is regularly featured and interviewed in leading magazines, newspapers and on radio in the UK and abroad as the colour psychology
and design psychology expert in business branding, interiors and personal colour. For all press enquiries call Karen on 020 7727 4938 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cap & Design | Go Bold or Go Home
Karen was interviewed in a feature for the classic Swedish graphic design magazine on the important role colour psychology plays in graphic design. Read article
ChildArt Magazine | The Colour Issue
Karen was asked to contribute an article for this special colour issue of the ChildArt Magazine. Read article
Stylist Beauty | Hair stereotypes are dead
Karen was asked to comment on the stereotypes attributed to hair colours. Read article
The Times | The psychology of design
Karen was asked to comment on the role psychology of colour and design plays in TV shows and how that is reflected in everyday life. Read article
The Stylist Magazine | Go Bold or Go Home
Karen was interviewed to find how wearing bold colourful makeup can have an impact on how we think about ourselves and others. Read article
Architects’ Journal | House of Colour competition
Karen teamed up with award winning epr architects to design a children’s play area for AJ’s House of Colour competition. They are thrilled to be shortlisted. Read article
SO FOOT | Tour de France Yellow Jersey
Karen was interviewed by French sports magazine SO FOOT why the colour yellow is used in the Tour de France. Read article
WAN Awards 2017 | Judge
Karen is thrilled to be invited back as part of the industry judging panel to review the entries for the WAN Colour in Architecture Award 2017. Read article
Ford | We’re all going grey
Ford interviewed Karen to get her insights into the ‘grey’ phenomena that’s not only a fashion favourite but a popular car colour too. Read article
Cosmopolitan | Red summer 2017
In this fun article Karen looks at the many faces of red and how we can use it in our every day life in all its tints, tones and shades. Read article
ESTILA | Unlocking brand attraction
Karen is Estila Magazine’s colour expert. In this issue Karen looks at The Key to unlocking your business brand attraction is through colour. Read article
Computer Arts | Master colour theory
In this interview Karen discusses to really understand how to use colour to its full effect, the key lies with using applied colour psychology. Read article
LOOK | reclaiming the colour pink
This article focuses on how both genders are reclaiming the colour pink - how it's being rediscovered and embraced especially by millennials. Read article
WZYA | Best colour to live with
In this interview Karen was asked to give practical steps along with tips in ways to bring positivity into the home through the power of colour psychology. Read article
Cambridge Magazine | Going Green
Karen was quoted in this colour trend piece on what Greenery, Pantone's choice of Colour of the Year for 2017 represents from a colour psychology perspective. Read article
Good Housekeeping | Wearing yellow for a week
In this article journalist Sophies Hines challenges herself to wear her least favourite colour - yellow for a week and what she learnt. She asks Karen if yellow boost your mood. Read article
WAN Awards Colour in Architecture 2016 | Winner
Karen along with the judging panel of industry experts reviewed the shortlist of nominees from around the world to pick the winner of WAN Colour in Architecture Award 2016. Read article
Telegraph Interiors | Paint a wall blue
Karen gave her suggestions on which colours and tones to use in the bedroom depending on the ambiance you were after. And the one thing to avoid when using colour. Read article
Good Housekeeping | Colours that age you
In this article Karen was asked to give her number one way to avoid wearing colours that age you as well as how you can wear colours that you never thought you could. Read article
WAN Awards Colour in Architecture 2016 | Judge
Karen was invited to be part of the expert industry judging panel to review the entries from around the world for the WAN Colour in Architecture Award 2016. Read article
The Daily Good | World's Ugliest Colour
Karen was asked to give her thoughts on the UK government's decision to ban brand colours cigarette packaging replacing it with the 'the world's ugliest colour'. Read article
Voice of lslam Radio | Can colour help stop smoking
Karen was interview on live radio to discuss the UK government's introduction of plain cigarette packaging by using 'the world's ugliest colour' as a way to combat smoking.
Eporta Journal | Creating a Colour Revolution
Karen was interviewed by Eporta on why she's got her sights set on creating a colour revolution and why the science of colour is quickly becoming the must-know skill. Read article
Hospital Food + Service | Colour by design
Karen was interviewed to give insights into what to choose and what to best to avoid when it comes to applying colour psychology to restaurant design. Read article
NEON| Effect of blue on the appetite
French magazine NEON interviewed Karen for her thoughts on how the colour blue can have on the appetite from a colour psychology perspective. Read article
The Chromologist| What is colour psychology?
Farrow & Ball's colour magazine interviewed Karen in the lead up to the 100% Design 2015 four days of colour talks to get underneath what colour psychology is really all about. Read article
Caro Communications | Is colour more than trend-led?
In the lead up to 100% Design 2015 four days of colour talks Karen was invited to share her thoughts on 'Should we think about colour as more than simply trend-led?' Read article
Financial Times | Shades of Optimism
As part of this years 100% Design series of colour talks, Karen (as co-curator) was interviewed to discuss a change of attitude towards bold, bright colours, something not seen since the 1970's. Read article
The Independent | Ryanair Colour Rebrand
Karen was asked to give her view on Ryanair's rebrand and their decision to adjust their brand colours, showing the crucial role played by colour choice in the branding and packaging of products. Read article
100% Design 2015 | Colour Talks Curator
Alongside Caro Communications' Claire Barrett, Karen co-curated this year's 100% Design colour talks programme consisting of nine colour talks, discussions and debates over four days. Read full article & colour talks programme
London Design Festival | Talking Colour
As one of the 100% Design speakers, Karen was featurd in their 'Talking all things colourful' series for 100% Design to find out what she was most looking forward to and her favourite WGSN trend colour. Read article
Modus Magazine | Intelligence
In this edition of Difference of Opinion, Karen was asked to offer her opinion on the topic of 'Open-plan offices are bad for productivity' - are open-plan offices all they're cracked up to be. Karen presented the 'for' argument. Read full article
Dulux Let's Colour Awards 2015 | Judge
Karen was once again asked to be a judge for UK Dulux Let's Colour Awards covering 8 categories across many industries from architecture to innovation. Her nominations were for the 'Colour Moment of the Year' category. Read full article
Event Magazine | Branding article
Karen was asked to write an article on her theory on why colour could make or break your brand, where she discusses a misunderstood and often forgotten marketing tool that will always trigger an emotional reaction. Read article
BBC World Service | Radio Interview
Karen was asked to join the Sunday morning panel to discuss her views on the recent Times article based on the Dulux UK survey stating 'the colour is draining out of Britain as people lack [colour] confidence.
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The Times | Britain's True Colours
Karen was quoted on the findings of the recent survey carried out by Dulux UK which found previous decades were full of colour whereas we risked 'walking into a colourless future' and why we might have lost touch with our colour confidence. Read full article
Dulux Colour of the Year | Radio Day
Karen teamed up once again with Rebecca Thompson (Senior Dulux Colour Expert) to speak on 15 radio stations across the UK. Rebecca discussed Dulux Colour of the
Year and Karen discussed how colour can influence mood and behaviour.
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Cosmopolitan | Pink is Totally Having a Moment
Karen was asked to quote for this Cosmo article why the colour pink has been getting such a bad rap of late. Read article
Society Journal | Healthcare Design Advisory Council
This article introduces the members of the Society of British & International Design Healthcare Design Advisory Council, explaining their area of expertise from lighting, design, colour psychology & wayfinding. Read full article
Glamour UK | Dove Colour Confidence
In conjunction with Glamour & Dove Karen was asked to write how the colour we use in our everyday lives can affect our moods, how people perceive us and how we feel
day to day. Even your favourite colour can reveal alot about you.
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Dow | IN Global Packaging
Timed to coincide with the international trade show PackExpo, November 2014, Karen was asked how in the world of branding and package design, colour can be a catalyst for connecting consumers that ultimately drives sales and buyer loyalty. Read full article
Stylist Magazine | Pink Issue
Investigating 'pink' gender sterotyping, how we can break the cycle and rethink pink. Karen was asked to contribute insights into a few of the positive & negative psychological qualities behind your favourite colour. Read full article
Dulux Colour of the Year | Radio Day
Karen teamed up with Rebecca Thompson (Senior Dulux Colour Expert) to speak on 16 radio stations across the UK. Rebecca discussed Dulux Colour of the Year and Karen discussed how colour can influence mood and behaviour. Read full article
Time & Leisure | Decorfest colour talk
Karen is one of the four specialist experts speaking at the first ever Decorfest, created by The Decor Cafe founder Debbie Blott. Karen will be speaking about how you can Transform your home with the power of colour. Read article
Dulux Let's Colour Awards | Judge
Karen was one of 19 handpicked industry experts asked to be a judge for the 2014 Dulux Let's Colour Awards to decide on the winners of 39 nominees in 7 categories. Her nominations were for the category colour innovation in techology & design. Read article
Vitality Magazine | Mobile branding
In the latest edition of the Vitality magazine (for therapists worldwide) Karen was interviewed by journalist Clare Wilson, along with two other branding
specialists on the importance of branding for mobile therapists.
Read full article
Us! The FIAT magazine | Colour quiz
collaborating again with Fiat, Karen helped create this simple and playful colour quiz for their Us! The FIAT Magazine | issue 13, showing how colour can influence our mood and create a lasting impression on others. Take the colour quiz
Sunday Brunch Channel 4 | colour psychology
Karen was interviewed by popular Sunday Brunch presenters Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer on the subject of psychology of colour from business branding, colours we wear, in the home, food, nature and who's behind colour trends. Read article
SBID Healthcare Design Advisory Council | Board Member
Karen is honoured to be selected as a board member of the SBID Healthcare Design Advisory Council. A first in the design industry for professional designers, working alongside industry related professionals. Read article
Society (SBID) Journal | Chapter Review
Vanessa Brady, SBID's President writes a review on Karen's chapter Colour in interiors in the leading industry book Colour design: Theories and applications discussing her guide to applying colour psychology and physics in residential and commerical spaces. Read article
Good Housekeeping | Get Colour Confident
As part of Good Housekeeping's Good Looks Body & Soul supplement, Karen gives her expert tips on how to Colour Yourself Happy by suggesting the colours to use for the main rooms in your home and how they can impact your mood and how you feel. Read article
Huffington Post | Contributor
Karen is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post UK. She will be writing about applied colour psychology in relation to business branding, marketing,
products and business interiors.
Real Homes | News etc
Karen was interviewed by major home retail Asda Direct to explain in colour psychology terms the popularity of their best-selling Teal Blue paint. She was also
asked to give ideas of the best rooms and spaces to use this colour.
ColourMatch | Colour Personality Test
As the ColourMatch from Argos campaign's colour psychology expert, Karen discussed the analysed results from a nationwide survey on 12 radio interviews. She also co-created a personality test based on the ColourMatch colour range. Read more
Metro | Feeling Blue? Try playful marigold
Karen was interviewed for the Metro in focus feature on how applied colour psychology underpins every facet of our lives from business branding, the colours we choose to wear and in our interiors, plus lots of fun colour facts. See article
Prima Magazine | Get happy
Karen was one of the experts interviewed for Prima's'Hold on to that holiday feeling' feature article, giving tips on how you can harness your senses by bringing
back the holiday feeling in your home through colour.
Glamour | G Careers
As part of Glamour's G Careers feature 'wanted: one killer interview outfit', Karen was asked to provide her expert colour & design psychology tips on 'How to make COLOUR work for you' when you are going to that all important job interview. See article
3M Post-it | Colour Me Happy with Post-it
As the campaign's colour expert, Karen was quoted in numerous high profile magazines and newspapers and interviewed on radio which resulted in 48 pieces of broadcast coverage based on nationwide colour research. Read more
entrepreneurcountry | Social Media Interview
Having spoken at the entrepreneurcountry workshop in partnership with Constant Contact, Karen features in an article where she explains how to get 'in front' of your industry idols using twitter. Read full article on pages 16 & 17
FE March 2013 | How Important Is Colour To Your Brand?
In this issue of the retail industry magazine Footwear and Fasion Extras, Karen explains the importance of colour to your retail brand in attracting your ideal
Read full article
fab Women in Business | Colour Psychology & Your Brand
Interviewed by journalist Kate Miranda, Karen gave her insights into how choosing the right brand colours is key to making the right emotional connection when attracting your ideal customers. Read full article
Colour Society of Australia | Member & Contributor
Karen is a member of the Colour Society of Australia, a forum on colour and its application of colour is science, industry, the visual arts and education, as well as fostering international collaborations in colour.
Women Unlimited | Brand Colour Expert
Karen is honoured to be the Women Unlimited's resident Business Brand Colour Expert, where she contributes monthly articles for this leading women's business
Society (SBID) Journal | Colourful Character
Karen was asked to write an extract on her chapter from the recently published Colour design: Theories and applications - there is much to be gained from architects and designers bringing colour psychology to their projects. Read more
BBC Radio 4 | Radio Interview
Starting Monday 28th January, BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting a series of five 15 minute programmes on colour entitled 'Technicolour'. Karen will feature on Wednesday's programme at 13.45 discussing 'Does colour change the way we feel and behave?' Listen here
SBID | Partner member
Karen is thrilled to be made a partner member of the prestigious Society of British Interior Designers (SBID), whose aimed is to establish interior designing best practices and code of conduct while promoting fresh and inventive ideas.
WGSN | colour trend analysis
Leading Colour Trend forecasters WGSN asked Karen Haller, Brand Colour specialist to share her thoughts on the key trends with the cleaning product sector.
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City University London| Colour symposium
Karen was one of 10 colour experts ask by publishers Woodhead to speak at City University to a sell out audience discussing their chapter from the recently published Colour design: theories and applications. Read more
BBC Radio Wales | Radio Interview
Karen was contacted by BBC radio wales to comment on a topical story featured in the Daily Mail entitled 'The power of pink: Men who wear shirts of that colour earn £1,000 a year more than those who don't'. Read more
Croydon Radio UK | Radio Interview
Interviewed on Croydon Radio's weekly 'Down to Business' show where we discussing how Karen helps business owners to identify their brand colours and, what benefit they get from thinking about and choosing their colours carefully? Read more
Book Launch |
Karen was invited by the editor, Janet Best to be one of the contributing authors for this definitive book on colour, the first of its kind. Karen wrote chapter 20 - colour in interiors. Read more
ON FM Radio London | Radio Interview
Interviewed by Dream Corner for ON FM, London, to discuss in-depth the importance of colour and identity and how a business can transform their branding image regardless of industry or size of business. Listen to the full joint interview
Colour Group (GB) | Committee Member
After having been a member of The Colour Group (GB), Karen was honoured this month to be voted in as a director and committee member alongside many eminent
university professors and doctors.
MACS magazine | Monthly feature
Karen is MACS London Magazine's Interior Designer writer, writing a monthly feature giving tips, ideas and solutions on interior design and styling, whether that's colour, trends, or sourcing your favourite items. Read this month's article
Logitech | Campaign
Brought in by Logitech as their colour psychology expert to create an infographic to launch their new 'Colours for Successful Situations' campaign as seen in the UK, throughout Europe, Eastern Europe and Turkey. See press selection
Cosmopolitan | Out of the blue
Colour Psychology Consultant Karen Haller's contribution to Cosmo Living article 'Out of the Blue' on the beneficial effects of the colour blue in the home.
FQ | How to make the perfect nursery
Specialising in holistic interior design and colour psychology, Karen contributed helpful tips on How to... make the perfect nursery in regards to furniture,
layout, colour, safety whilst still instilling a personal touch.
Semperey Magazine| Colour Expert
Invited by Helena Tepli, Editor-in-Chief of Semperey magazine to be Semperey's resident Colour Expert. Karen contributes articles on colour for this cutting edge, luxury, high-end quarterly magazine. See extracts from past editions
Dulux | Lets Colour interview
Colour Psychology Consultant Karen Haller interviewed by Dulux Let's Colour on why she decided to be part of the project, the effects of colour and advice on
Prime Location | South West
Interviewed by Prime Location, Karen explains how you can easily create an interior to reflect your personality, a home to fall in love with. Article on pages
65-66, interior images supplied by Prime Location.
Sunday Express | Property section
Interior Designer, Karen Haller was asked to contribute to feature article 'Dress to sell' on how to use colour and light to make your property more appealing to buyers.
Prime Location | Property Awards
Leading property website Primelocation.com announces their Property Blog Award winners for 2010. Interior Designer Karen Haller announced as runner up in the Users Favourite Blogger category.
Parentdish | Decorate your baby's nursery
How to decorate your baby's unisex nursery. Holistic interior designer and colour psychology expert Karen Haller giving her tips for how new parents can create the perfect nursery when they don't know what they are having. Full article
Kent Life | Bathing beauties
Bathing Beauties. Karen co-wrote this feature on how to create a bathing oasis, through the use of colour and light, to escape from the strains of modern life, a
haven of relaxation and pampering.
Bective Leslie Marsh | Lifestylers
Bright Thinking. Holistic Interior Designer, Karen Haller feature article on the many ways to bring a ray of light into our homes even on those dark winter days. Full article
Dulux | Lets Colour project
Colour Consultant Karen Haller joined the Dulux 'Let's Colour Project' team on the UK leg of their colour journey by helping to paint Virginia Primary School, East London, where she gives her insight into the colours selected. Full article