November, 2014

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USP Spring/Summer 16 colour book

The USP  Spring/Summer 16 colour forecast brings together the most directional and relevant colour palettes that will inform colour making decisions for the season. An inspirational…

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Food inspiration: Is salt the new chocolate?

Food continues to inspire colour, texture and surface as well as influence consumer trends,  food producers focus their attention on singular ingredients. Elevating what are usually considered…

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Extreme beauty: Vogue Italia

Vogue Italia is often a source of great inspirational fashion and beauty images, and we love the latest editorial from photographer David Dunan. Strange and…

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FKA Twigs returns to the dark side

FKA Twigs’ latest video returns to the dark and unsettling roots of her first YouTube releases. Video Girl follows a condemned prisoner to a bare hospital room,…

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Dream Series: S/S16 Colour Inspiration

Artist Gray Malin‘s ‘Dream Series’ was inspired by a story about a Scottish sheep farmer who colours his sheep to deter theives. Malin says clicking through the surreal…

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Dutch Design Week: Information Gluttony

Exploring the idea of being able to ‘hide’ from the digital world,  Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Myra Wippler created a film illustrating our addiction to information and technology and…

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True Blue: Tannic Acid

Looking at  the chemical reaction between the tannic acid found in oak and iron oxide, designers Steven Banken and Jetske Visser have created chemically derived shades…