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ColourFutures 2015

ColourFutures 2015: Inspired by Finding the Wonderful in the Everyday.

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Big Nature + Small Me

Inspired by:

Being in the outdoors, making the most of small areas within larger spaces; lots of wood, canvas & stone.

In the palette:

Rich earth tones of sepia, ochre, sienna and baked clay; work naturally in colour fades & two-tone displays.

Layer + Layer

Inspired by:

The increased use of layers in design to create interest and depth.

In the palette:

pretty, dusty pastels; especially beautiful when used in clusters or in special effects such as marbling.

+ Unseen Spaces

Inspired by:

Investigating and bringing to life dull, overlooked spaces; making a virtue of “negative space”.

In the palette:

A mix of blue, khaki and pink-toned neutrals allowing for tonal or harmonised schemes.

Him + Her

Inspired by:

The rise of traditional styles & hobbies; celebrating our differences without losing equality.

In the palette:

A mix of classically masculine & feminine tones; combine well in simple partnerships.

Friendly Barter +

Inspired by:

The movement to community trade & sharing resource, a new social economy.

In the palette:

An eclectic mix of berry reds, citrus and ochre shades, most effective combined in blocks.