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Around the cross-cultural table.

Posted in: graphic design, General

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elscolab

Since design semantics involves universal emotions and conveying meaning in pictorial language, I am always curious about how a culturally different audience reacts to my course. It was very pleasant to see that the students were really enthusiastic about the method used, and applied it in their design without a hint of cultural resistance.

Is white really white?

Posted in: Interior, General

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elscolab

Neutral white and greys make an interior restful and allow colour to be shown to best advantage. As with many other colours, in white and grey there are also undertones of a different colour.

What is the colour of inspiration?

Posted in: Interior, General

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elscolab

You can find inspiration everywhere. If you are looking for inspiration relating to colours, there are plenty of magazines crammed with photos. And there are many books with colour charts which will help you with even more colour combinations.

Inspired by nature.

Posted in: Interior, General

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elscolab

Last week I visited a very specialised flower and plant show in Florida.  Growers from all over the world were there to discover the latest varieties.  I felt I was in a fantastic colour paradise.

The quest for 4 accent colours.

Posted in: Interior, General

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elscolab

As an interior designer, I visit people's homes to decide with them the colour scheme of their interior. We look for the ideal colours according to the customer's taste, according to the style of the home, the incident light, etc.

NCS viewed in a different way.

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elscolab

Could you use a highly systematic and functional colour system also as a basis for intuitive communication? A relevant question. So relevant that it became a trigger for a creative group coaching session: “Using colours unconsciously in order to communicate”. 

Colour, a personal experience.

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elscolab

Colour(s), I think this is the only thing in life nobody can get tired off. Even seeing life in ‘black and white’, is seeing life as colourful. Anyone who keeps this in mind, will go through life as an optimist.