CURRENT INSPIRATION

Last year we traced down many examples of green walls on the blog and since that post had such a huge success being repined over 9K times, we thought it was about time to track back …

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TREND POSTS

Tracking back trends on IG – 10 examples of Green Walls

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Last year we traced down many examples of green walls on the blog and since that post had such a huge success being repined over 9K times, we thought it was about time to track back some evidence on Instagram and witness its current application. Green being a favorite …

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Jotun Colors 2018 – Discover ‘Rhythm of Life’

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Color is a huge driver on this blog, after sharing with you the 4 Color Trends by Dulux a couple of weeks ago, today want to introduce you to the wonderful soft palette of Jotun Colors 2018. And though we have mentioned it already in our newsletter, we did not publ …

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19 insights on what is going to sell most in 2017/18

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Some platforms offer priceless information when it comes to focussing on real consumer interests. eporta works with over 6,000 trade buyers who check the web site to gain access to more than 1,000 suppliers worldwide. As a result, they benefit from an overview of what i …

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4 Color Trends 2018 by Dulux Australia

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This is probably the most awaited release for us because not only the colors but the styling and photography is excellent! The 4 Color Trends 2018 By Dulux Australia forecast the color we are going to see and most likely use in the coming year. The guidin …

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INTERIOR DESIGN & LIFESTYLE

Giveaway: Best of Interior 2018 Book

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Callwey' s Best Of Interior 2018 book is out. You might remember the past two years I had participated as a jury member together with Igor and Ricarda selecting the best blogger homes we considered should be featured. This year the concept has changed including archi …

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Today’s relevance of feeling ‘at home’: Hotel Bienvenue Paris

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When moderating a panel discussion during the Best of Interior Awards a few weeks ago in Munich, Germany, I was asking Viki Kitzig from the architecture bureau Kitzig how hotel design has changed. Her answer was that a hotel has to take over the role of a home when away …

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Is Mushroom mycelium the new leather?

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Mushroom Mycelium has become one of my favorite topics since this Autumn when lecturing on trends, and I am going to share more projects soon. I expect to see much more projects in 2018 popping up with first shelve products coming in by 2019. This is an ongoing fascinat …

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Designer of the year 2017: Tristan Auer

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Maison & Objet Paris has chosen to spotlight during the September edition Tristan Auer as Designer of the Year 2017. His name is associated with elegance developing his own eclectic signature moving in between classical and contemporary references which his combin …

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COLOR INSPIRATION

Color Inspiration No. 20: Stone Blue, Egg Yolk, Crepe, Clay, Apricot

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This mood board and  Color Inspiration No. 20 is inspired by several proposals spotted at the Salone del Mobile this year that are still resonating with me. I believe color combinations have been evolved much in the past years leading to surprising and fascinations …

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Color Inspiration No.19: Lavender, Geranium, Verdi Gris, Forest, Jam

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The combination of Lavender, Geranium, Verdi Gris, Forest and Jam result in today's Color Inspiration No.19. Off Black Magazine | Beppe Brancato | Elinor Portnoy | Aisha Zeijpveld Whenever you want to work with lavender images, you will need to spend some tim …

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Color Inspiration No.18: Ocean, Lime, Mocha, Candy and Carrot

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Color Inspiration No.18 includes this time the shades of Ocean, Lime, Mocha, Candy and Carrot. This is one of my favorite color combos I have been creating to date. Not that I am a particular fan of all individual colors, but I love how they work all togeth …

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Color is the single most powerful communication tool, influencing 50% to 85% of ideas and product purchase decisions. With 80% of human experience filtered through the eyes, visual cues are vital to getting a message across and nothing does this better than the thoughtful use of color.

- David R Sha-Publisher View Publications

Against a global backdrop of greater social and ecological consciousness, the quest for personal happiness and wellbeing is being writ large and larger still: turning ‘ME’ into ‘WE’, individuals are increasingly sensing the need for concerted efforts that collectively have a positive impact on their communities and their shared planet.

- M Astella Saw on Viewpoint

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How to create a tone-on-tone mood board? The Green Series

Posted By Gudy, June 23, 2017

This is for now the last and third edition I have produced to date of the tone-on-tone mood board series after covering The Blue and Violet Series. Taking into account how significant Green is as a color, philosophy/lifestyle and …

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