Posts tagged colour
Trends | 2016 Fall Colours

With the start of October, we are well into the start of Fall. Which means the leaves starting to change colours, cooler nights, warmer sweaters, lattes in the park, and sipping hot chocolate curled up in bed with a good book. But the start of a new season also means new colour trends to mix into your home and fashion designs. Without fail, Pantone’s got us covered with their ten new colours for Fall.

"The desire for tranquility, strength, and optimism have inspired a Fall colour palette that is led by the Blue family. Along with anchoring earth tones, exuberant pops of vibrant colours also appear throughout the collections...

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Design Behind the Scenes | Shadow Hills Great Room

Large open concept spaces are very common and popular right now. But many people struggle with how to design such large open concept spaces. Many people have ideas of how to design a space, and they think they’re set in stone and must be followed. Which is one of the biggest reasons I think people struggle with so much space.

I had a client who needed help designing their second home located in Palm Springs, California. The heart of the home was a large open concept room in the middle of the house...

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Elements of Design | Colour

Design is made up of so many smaller elements, and a good design is finding the right combination and balance between them all. One of those elements is colour. There are the basic warm colours (yellows, reds, and oranges) and cool colours (greens, blues, and purples). But with colour there’s more than meets the eye. There’s a whole colour psychology that explains how different colours affect your moods, feelings, emotions and behaviour.

Everyone can relate to colour too, since everyone has a favourite colour. Maybe that favourite colour of yours is a reflection of your personality or character. I took an online quiz that tells you what Pantone colour you would be...

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