Ringing in the New Year brings with it a renewed energy for what’s to come. And every year, the colour experts at the PANTONE Colour Institute research and analyses design, film, food, fashion, art and more to arrive at a colour of the year. This year it’s PANTONE 18-3838, also known as Ultra Violet.Continue Reading..
If you’re looking to create a relaxing ambience in your home, the sound of water is said to have a calming effect on people. Another way to create that ambience is with light. The lights in your home can make a difference to the way you feel and can even affect your health.Continue Reading..
There are plenty of colours to choose from. And some shades are so appealing, you’d be hard up not to incorporate them in your projects. However, if you’ve unwittingly been using one of the seven specific colours, you just might get on the wrong side of the law.Continue Reading..
Need to refresh your memory on the basic elements of design? These elements can be isolated and defined in any visual. They are the structure of the work, and can carry a wide variety of messages. So, before tackling any design, Creative Market has created an infographic to help. Continue Reading..
Last month the PANTONE Color Institiute debuted its new bi-annual magazine. VIEWPOINT COLOUR is an inspirational lifestyle magazine that explores seasonal colour trends and insights across all design disciplines. Colour plays a crucial part in branding, logo design, and how products are perceived by consumers. And because of this, the magazine looks to become essential reading for designers.Continue Reading..
A few weeks ago, PANTONE revealed its bright and zesty Colour of the Year 2017, called Greenery. Because it evokes nature, Greenery signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate. Thus, people respond on a deeper level to this hue, making the eye catching Greenery an ideal shade for design. This is especially true for packaging, where the sight of Greenery provides an instant message of freshness. Continue Reading..
Now that we’re into December, everyone’s getting into the Christmas spirit – including Pantone. They offer a lot of the products you wouldn’t think of, including food from their pop-up shop café. However, Pantone is now selling a collection of glass ornaments to brighten up your Christmas tree this festive season.Continue Reading..
Cross-stitching is not just for your grandmother anymore. Spanish artist Raquel Rodrigo is taking the decorative embroidery to the next level with gorgeous floral patterns that blanket forgotten urban spaces. Raquel decided to mix cross-stitch and street art, creating some beautiful embroidered floral compositions on the walls of Madrid.Continue Reading..