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.
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.
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.
Have you ever noticed that more and more brands are harking back to their original values? They are rediscovering their own history and their new creations are a reference to old values.
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.
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.
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”.
Using colour in a conscious way for 365 days. By seeking dedicated colour combinations every month, to match the theme of the month, we noticed that some spaces call for colour to make the experience of the room more intense.
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.
Pastel red or pink is obtained by adding red to white. The dynamic strong red, colour of love, is being stripped of her passionate potential. What remains is a gentle love, where eroticism is limited to kissing and fondling.