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What is Design
Join me on my exploration of Why Design Matters. I will be posting a weekly series on my blog covering a different design discipline weekly. If you have any favourite areas in design you would like me to cover please leave a note in my comments section.
Viva Magenta 18-1750 The Colour of the Year for 2023 is the powerful and empowering Viva Magenta. The Inspiration behind Viva Magenta Cochineal is a bright red pigment that comes from the cochineal insect, a small scale insect that lives on cactus plants. The insect produces carminic acid, which gives the pigment its distinctive red […]
Pantone has just released the new Pantone Colour of the Year 2020 and its not what you might expect! Classic Blue PANTONE 19-4052 This classic blue colour is described by Pantone as “a timeless and enduring blue hue” reminiscent of the “sky at dusk.” According to the renowned colour company, it “highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation” […]
You never get a second chance to make a first impression Everyone needs a logo they can be proud of, it’s a window to your business, and often the first impression of your company. For example, isn’t it so nice to have a positive response to your business cards other than your potential client just […]
Are you looking for new ideas to tap into for 2019? How about Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2019, namely Living Coral? This new Pantone shade which is also known as Pantone 16-1546 is set to dominate the design industry over the next 12 months. Pantone’s influence over fashion, home furnishings, and the designed environment including […]
What is Design My tutor’s favourite line in my early college days was to ask us “What is Design.” That answer was always plain and simple, “Problem Solving.” But it encompasses much more than that. Design is a plan or blueprint that provides a structural meaning to our environment, natural or otherwise. It can consist […]
It’s out! The new colour of the year from Pantone … wait for it! Ultra Violet I love it. We can find it everywhere, from the ultraviolet in the sky at night to the purple tints in our natural environment. This enigmatic purple tone would look spectacular as a major background colour on your website. […]
A Return to Arts and Crafts Exploring the basic principles and finding the “Why” as outlined by the Arts and Crafts movement. How important is the Arts and Crafts movement in terms of how we produce objects of design today? What has been its lasting legacy? Are we increasingly turning our back on mass produced […]