This issue looks at colour and how it is something of a design enigma. Few know exactly how to apply it; many don’t dare to try. For some it comes ‘naturally’ so it’s only ‘natural’ that nature is the go-to source for inspiration. As materials innovation-and-technology specialist Natsai Audrey Chieza says: ‘We’ve always borrowed from nature to dye and colour material artefacts, and that will not change.’ What already is changing is the way we borrow from nature.
Includes quotes from USP’s creative director Jane.