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Water colours

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The colour of the water very much depends on its cleanliness: if the water is clean and clear, the blue rays are reflected optimally, which makes the water appear blue. That colour is created by the sun. 

What is the colour of success?

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Do successful clubs – and by extension also successful companies – with a particular logo or colour, have more success compared to others? There is only one way to find out, i.e. conducting in-depth research.

Spring/summer on the way!

Posted in: Interior, General

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The birds are singing, the days are getting longer, temperatures are on the rise, flowers are blooming and imparting colour to nature. And we ..., well, we want a new, fresh interior. Who doesn't feel that kind of yearning after the winter?

Colour trends for 2016 in practice

Posted in: Interior, Events, General

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April, THE month for design fans, culminating in ‘Il Salone Del Mobile’ (the large furniture trade show in Milan). We were looking forward for weeks to supporting the Belgians during 'A Belgian Village', visiting Ventura Lambrate, as well as checking how our colour trends for 2016 fit with the latest designs.

Around the cross-cultural table.

Posted in: graphic design, General

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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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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.