The impact of cube-shaped homes has been attracting my attention for some time now. Usually they are black or white. At any rate, that is what I assumed. Until the yellow cube-shaped stilt houses in Rotterdam came back into my mind.
Did you buy too much? Maybe you did that because of the colour. Colours determine emotions, much more than you think. More than just words, more than pictures, we allow ourselves to be carried away emotionally by the use of colour. So why not try to make use of this phenomenon?
Or how to convert a colour range into ingredients and cook up a tasty dish. I gladly took up this challenge with Els Sirejacob from Elisa Kookt. By choosing your ingredients based on colour, you can come up with some amazing combinations that not only look good, but also taste delicious.
Every year in April, Milan bursts of new and amazing concepts of interior designs. The final (colour) trends are therefore clearly identified.
An interior application of the CITY OF 8 colour test or colour domino chart.
By simply looking around you, you will discover the most beautiful shades of colour. A little while ago I – partially – moved to India. It’s probably the most colourful place on Earth.
Over the past few years I’ve often asked myself why clients would need me as a “colour” advisor as they frequently opted for black-white interiors. I agree colour advisors are essential in these situations as well as we have to combine the right black and white tones, but I wasn’t “advising” on colours anymore!
Nothing is more fun than decorating the nursery…
When giving colour advice, a comprehensive intake interview is very important. Together, we examine how someone lives, what their expectations of a room are, what atmosphere they are trying to create, what practical matters are definitely important, and what their overall lifestyle is.
Right in the middle of your living room wall: a self-portrait! Or perhaps not ... It's something you would like to do, but a photo of yourself and/or your partner ... displayed so prominently! Does a photo print fit into the style of your interior?