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” […]
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.
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 idea’s 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 architecture, […]
What is Design My tutor’s favorite 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 […]
Its out! The new colour of the year from Pantone … wait for it! Life in Ultra Violet The use of colour helps to define and organise the diverse world around us. Nature itself balances all of these messages at different levels making our planet a wonderfully colourful place to live.
A Return to Arts and Crafts Exploring the basic principle’s 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 […]